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Viridor's waste transfer plans thrown out

Campaigners and councillors have thrown out plans for a controversial waste transfer station in Portobello, Edinburgh.Waste company Viridor wanted to build the facility to move residual waste from lorries onto trains before being transferred to a landfill site in Dunbar.But local residents campaigned vigorously against proposals for the site and were concerned about the proposed 200 lorries per day creating potential traffic problems. Councillors voiced their ...