Protests against biogas plant in Damme

Massive protest of local people with 2,300 signatures of those who oppose the project with claims that it heavily stinks

Ongoing conflict? yes
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources agricultural residues
Issues 1 cultural, 2 economical, 3 social, 4 ecological
Start date 2011
End date
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests massive protest against stinky plant, which destroyes the environment for locals
Barriers for dialogue from one side the project is seeking the way to meet the EU targets on renewable, on the other stinky smells irritates the locals
Forums for dialogue company must improve the burning and filtering to eliminate the smell which locals can not bare any longer
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation open and trustworthy dialog