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With outline approval for the project about to run out, the company is now seeking to renew planning consent for a further three years. The application has drawn a handful of objections including one from Hoddom and Ecclefechan Community Council.
The concerns raised include the impact on the local environment, loss of habitat and potential flooding. A fresh ecological survey was carried out on the site in July at the request of Scottish Natural Heritage.It said it was satisfied with the existing planning conditions in place.