Protest against energy plant in Marchwood

More than 200 people were outside Marchwood Village Hall protesting against plans for an anaerobic digestion plant between Marchwood and Eling.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources logging residues
Issues 1 social, 2 economical, 3 ecological, 4 cultural
Keywords wood power, plant, protest
Start date 2015
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests Residents at the protest raised concerns about additional traffic on already congested roads, the smell and safety of the gases it would produce and that Marchwood was already overloaded with industrial facilities in the area like the sewage works and power station
Barriers for dialogue different views on the same matter
Forums for dialogue proposal from the company of alternative ground or ensuring that traffic and other consequences are not going to happen
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation open and constructive dialog