Biomass plant opposition in Avonmouth (UK)

Opposition to planned 363mio € biomass incineration plant in Avonmouth, Bristol, UK.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources logging residues
Issues 1 ecological, 2 economical, 3 social, 4 cultural
Keywords biomass plant, local protest, UK
References http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Plans-controversial-Avonmouth-biomass-plant/story-24273752-detail/story.html http://www.endswasteandbioenergy.com/article/1290601/mayor-condemns-bristol-biomass-plans http://www.bioenergy-news.com/display_news/7656/Cyclists_protest_against_UK_biomass_plants/
Start date 2011
End date 2014
Reason(s) for conflict local resistance in regard to air pollution, loss of property values
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests COUNCILLORS have refused plans for a controversial biomass power as local people claims it could have negative health consequences
Barriers for dialogue lack of communication from investor's side
Forums for dialogue open and trustworthy dialog
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation
Comments the project was finally abolished

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