Protest over biomass plant in Eden (AU)

Environment groups in the Bega Valley in South East New South Wales joined protesters across the nation yesterday, taking action against burning woodchips for energy.

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Biomass extraction conflicts (legally)
Resources logging residues
Issues 1 social, 2 ecological, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords wood power, plant, protest
Start date 2010
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests NGOs are sceptical towards company's plans to burn forest chips for energy purposes for many reasons, including ecological
Barriers for dialogue different positions on the same issue
Forums for dialogue open and constructive dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation