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Planning consents for Torness Nuclear Power Station and Hunterston ‘B’ Nuclear Generating Station: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Published:
2 Nov 2018
Planning consents for Torness Nuclear Power Station and Hunterston ‘B’ Nuclear Generating Station: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/18/02873
Date received: 8 October 2018  
Date responded: 2 November 2018
 
Information requested
 
You asked for copies of planning consents and approvals for nuclear power stations constructed prior to the Electricity Act 1989 in Scotland, for example Hunterston and Torness.    
 
Response
 
I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested: copies of the planning consents for Torness Nuclear Power Station and Hunterston ‘B’ Nuclear Generating Station.  
 
While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. Therefore we are refusing your request under the exception at regulation 10(4)(a) of the EIRs. The reasons why that exception applies are explained in the Annex to this letter. 
 
However you may wish to contact National Records of Scotland who may hold copies of the information you have requested. The Government Records Branch can be contacted via the switchboard on 0131 535 1314. Further contact details are available at: https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/about-us/contact-us
 
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