Port Tablot Energy Plant faces the public protest (EN)

Prenergy Power was given permission five years ago to build the £400m plant in Port Talbot but building work has yet to start. Neath Port Talbot Council cancelled the decision on permission.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources logging residues
Issues 1 social, 2 economical, 3 ecological, 4 cultural
Keywords bioenergy, protest, Europe, UK
References http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-19542279
Start date 2008
End date 2012
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests A protest group demonstrated outside the council building claiming wood pellets increase the risk of fire.
Barriers for dialogue Company did not communicate properly the financial difficulties to the authorities
Forums for dialogue openess of companies to other parties (authority and locals)
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation open and trustworthy dialog
Comments the local authority banned the right to install the bioplant to the company