Melville Update

Latest updates from Melville Landfill site courtesy of Cllr David McDairmid

Why is the 100ft wind turbine not in operation at Lower Melville Wood landfill site, after being erected many months ago?

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The problem is with Scottish Power’s delay in connecting to the grid.

Scottish Power have promised FIfe Council to have the turbine operational by the end of this month (May).

How much does the council make from the gas generation from lower melville wood and Dunfermline.

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£1 million in 2015.

What about the stench that is being leaked from the lower melville wood landfill site.

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The well seals are being replaced throughout the site, and should help the situation, although further leaks could not be guaranteed in the future, SEPA have no concerns.