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". Had the coal power station operated from 2015 to 2050, with 15-25% CCS, it could have been responsible for:
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Hunterston power station plans withdrawn by Ayrshire Power
Ayrshire Power confirmed it was withdrawing a planning application for the facility at Hunterston, blaming the economic slowdown and funding uncertainty for the move.
The decision means a public inquiry into the proposed development will not now proceed this autumn.Ayrshire Power withdraws Hunterston power station plans
Plans for carbon-capture power station abandoned
Environmentalists welcome Ayrshire Power's withdrawal of plans for coal-fired station at Hunterston due to financial concerns.
The project was the most controversial proposal in Scottish planning history.
Over 22,000 objections were sent to the Scottish government after environmental campaigners, residents and other organisations mounted a vigorous campaign of opposition.Plans for carbon-capture power station abandoned
This is excellent news and the result of a hard-fought campaign by ... the Say No To Hunterston Campaign.RSPB Scotland
Although this proposal has been withdrawn there is still the need to ensure that the Portencross Coast SSSI is properly protected and not put at risk from other damaging developments in the future.Alarm at plan to concrete over crucial bird habitats