The planning application for the Heathland Wind Farm has now been received by the Clydesdale Area Office:

P/19/1855        Dated 17/12/2019  (Click on the Application no. to view)

Heathland Wind Farm  A706 from Forth to Northern Boundary Wilsontown, Lanark.       EDF Renewables Ltd.

The communication previously received from the Scottish Government about a 'Scoping Consultation' regarding this application for a windfarm at Heathlands near Forth is set out below:

ELECTRICITY ACT 1989

THE ELECTRICITY WORKS (ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2017

 

REQUEST FOR SCOPING OPINION FOR PROPOSED SECTION 36

APPLICATION FOR - HEATHLAND WIND FARM LOCATED APPROXIMATELY  1.5 KILOMETRES (km) NORTHEAST OF THE VILLAGE OF FORTH IN THE LOCAL AUTHORITY AREAS OF SOUTH LANARKSHIRE AND WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL.

 

A formal request for a Scoping Opinion has been submitted to Scottish Ministers by Arcus Consultancy Services Ltd on behalf of EDF Energy Renewables Ltd., in respect of the proposed Heathland Wind Farm located approximately 1.5 kilometres (km) northeast of the village of Forth in the local authority areas of South Lanarkshire and West Lothian Council.

The scoping report can be viewed at the Scottish Government’s Energy Consents Unit website www.energyconsents.scot, searching for Heathland Wind Farm  then clicking on ECU00001986 and then click on the Documents tab.

The applicable legislation is regulation 12 of the Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 under which Scottish Ministers are required to consult the specified statutory bodies (and other interested parties) as to their views on the information which ought to be provided in the Environmental Impact Assessment Report (“EIA Report”) which is required to be undertaken for the proposed development.
 

If you have any trouble accessing the documents, please do not hesitate to contact Nicola Suave at  Nicola.Soave@gov.scot 

You can also telephone Nicola on  0131 244 0956

To allow Scottish Ministers to provide a comprehensive scoping opinion, Ministers ask that you review the scoping report and advise on the scope of the environmental impact assessment for this proposal.   Please advise if there are any further matters you would like Ministers to highlight for consideration and inclusion in the assessment, particularly site specific information. 

 

Nicola Soave, the Senior Case Worker would be grateful for your comments by 31 January 2020. 

 

The communication reads: Please note that reminders will not be issued, therefore if we have not received any comments from you, nor a request for an extension to this date, we will assume that you have no comments to make.

 

Please send your response (in PDF format if possible) to Econsents_Admin@gov.scot and copy directly to my email address.

 

Yours faithfully

Nicola Soave - Senior case worker | Energy Industries Division

Directorate for Energy and Climate Change  

5 Atlantic Quay | 150 Broomielaw  | 4th Floor  | Glasgow  | G2 8LU

Tel: 0131 244 0956

Nicola.Soave@gov.scot

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If you wish to view any of the planning applications below there are links on the Useful Information tab under the Local Councils pages. for both South Lanarkshire Council and West Lothian Council.

(Currently none within our Community Council area)