Southampton's biomass plant

Helius Energy was planning to build a biomass plant to Southampton. This caused protests because people in Southampton claimed that the plant would not produce low-carbon energy and city\'s air quality would fall.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy governance conflicts
Resources solid wood
Issues ecological, 1 economical, 3 social, cultural
Keywords Southampton, biomass plant, opposition, UK
Start date 2011
End date 2015
Reason(s) for conflict
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests
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