Protest against planned biogas plant in Woppenkamp (GER)

Local resistance against a planned biogas plant in the municipality of Bockhorn in northern Germany.

Ongoing conflict? no
Conflict type Bioenergy plants
Resources agricultural residues
Issues 1 ecological, 2 social, 3 economical, 4 cultural
Keywords Biogas plant, local protest, Germany
Start date 2014
End date 2014
Reason(s) for conflict Local resistance to biogas plant planned on one farmers land. Location is deemed bad and biogas plant and its accompanying infrastructure is seen to disturb quality of life in the municipality.
Intensity public debate
What are the stakeholders' conflicting values or interests locals are not happy with the plans to build the bioplant within the community
Barriers for dialogue lack of communication on initial stage between investor and locals
Forums for dialogue provision of alternative option for biogas plant locations
Suggestions for conflict resolution / transformation joint and trustworthy dialog
Comments Conflict has been solved for now as biogas plant is going to be developed on plot in neighboring municipality and access roads are mainly out of community.