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Business Bulletin No. 132/2002

Thursday 19 September 2002

Section I : Petitions lodged on 18 September 2002


The following Petition was lodged with the Parliament on 18 September 2002-

PE543 Petition by Karen Whitefield MSP, calling for the Scottish Parliament to investigate (a) the impact of landfill sites on the health and environment of surrounding communities, (b) the rationale behind the proposed expansion of landfill sites around communities such as Greengairs, given the new EU landfill directives requirements, (c) the need to encourage more sustainable solutions to waste management and (d) better mechanisms in the planning process whereby all consultees become more proactive in encouraging developers to incorporate features reinforcing sustainable development policy objectives.