High-gear protest

 
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

High-gear protest

The highway being planned in the Ayr-Glasgow corridor in Scotland has run into a "traffic jam". Environmentalists are enraged that the project had been speeded through without completing a thorough environmental assessment. Their response is the "Stop the Ayr Road Route Alliance". People have taken to the streets in protest against the project. If completed, the highway will plough through large conservation areas, and also disadvantage the local communities. A complaint has been lodged with the European Commission, which is funding the project.

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