Mohamed Al Fayed challenges Invergordon waste plant
Former Harrods boss Mohamed Al Fayed has launched a fresh court challenge to plans for a waste incinerator in Invergordon.
The businessman owns Balnagown Estate near the town in Easter Ross.
Combined Heat and Power (Highlands) Ltd was given planning permission by a Scottish government-appointed planning reporter last year.
The proposed plant - at the Cromarty Firth Industrial Park - had been the subject of lengthy legal wrangles.
Planning permission was given following a public inquiry.
Mr Al Fayed has lodged a challenge to the consent at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.
He said there had been a failure to take proper account of the impact of the incinerator on road safety at the Tomich junction, and a failure to properly assess whether an alternative site for the incinerator might be more appropriate.