Environmentalists criticized the Aberdeenshire Council on Saturday for approving President Trump’s family business plans to build a second golf course in the region.
Driving news: The council on Friday approved plans for an 18-hole golf course, to be called MacLeod after Trump-born mother Trump, Mary Anne MacLeod, next to what she already has despite opposition from local and Scottish Environment Protective Agency, each Scotsman.
What they are saying: Bob Ward, of the London School of Economics Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment told the Guardian, “This decision gives the Trump organization a green light to further destroy and destroy the natural heritage of Scotland.
“The Aberdeenshire council and the Scottish government have ignored Scottish Natural Heritage objections about the potential for further damage to world-famous sand dunes protected as a Special Scientific Interest Area, but partially destroyed of building the first golf course. “
- Trump International, Scotland and Aberdeenshire Council did not immediately respond to Axios’ request for comment.