Plans for Trump’s new golf course in Scotland criticized by environmentalists


Environmentalists on Saturday criticized the Aberdeenshire council for approving plans by President Trump’s family business to build a second golf course in the area.Driving the news: Council on Friday approved plans for an 18-hole golf course, which will be named MacLeod in honor of Trump’s mother, Scotland-born Mary Anne MacLeod, alongside his existing one despite objections residents and the Scottish Environment Protective Agency, according to the Scotsman.

What they say: Bob Ward, of the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics on Climate Change and the Environment, told The Guardian: “This decision gives the green light to the Trump organization to vandalize and further destroy the natural heritage of the Scotland.

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  • Trump International, Scotland and the Aberdeenshire Council did not immediately respond to Axios’ request for comment.


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