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“Climate Campers Escalate Action Against Eon”


Smash Eon on the Indymedia London, England web site

Last wednesday (3rd September), as the Camp for Climate Action
finished up clearing the site of this years climate camp, a group of
activists pitched a tent within the grounds of E-on owed
Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire. The
tent was emblazoned with the words “Climate Camp is coming” in
reference to their plans to shut down the power station in October.

German energy giant Eon (owner of the Kingsnorth power station in Kent
which was the focus of last year’s climate camp) was the target of a
number of protests during the week. On the monday, naked protesters
occupied the roof and lobby of Edelman Public Relations. The firm have
been employed by Eon to ease public concern over controversial plans
to build the first coal-fired power station in the UK for 30 years.

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