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Redland Aggregates' application to operate a £50 million superquarry at Lingerbay in Harris has been referred to a public inquiry by the Scottish Secretary, Ian Lang.Western Isles Council approved the scheme in June last year but imposed 78 conditions on the application. These had to be met by Redland before the development could go ahead.Since then the firm has been lobbying against the need for an inquiry into what would be the largest quarry in the UK.The Scottish Office's decision ...

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