Climate of protest

August 2008
Utility Week;8/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Eon UK was bracing itself for a bid by climate change protesters to shut down its Kingsnorth coal-fired station in Kent, England in August 2008. More than 1,000 activists have set up a camp near the plant, which the company wants to replace with a carbon capture ready 1,600MW version. Activists have pledged to shut down Kingsnorth during a day of mass action. Police have already arrested a number of protesters.


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