The Consenting Process for Thermal Power Stations in Scotland

30th January 2009

We are concerned by proposals for new unabated coal capacity in Scotland, as coal is the most carbon intensive of all fossil fuels. LINK believes that, given the climate change targets to deliver an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, it is not justifiable to allow the building of any new fossil fuel power stations in Scotland which do not have full-scale Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) installed and operating from the outset…

A response to the Scottish Government consultation on the guidance note on Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 under which Scottish Ministers determine consents for proposed thermal power stations, from the LINK climate taskforce

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