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“Climate Activists Halt Coal Plant and Mine in UK”

2009

A post on the Climate Justice Action web site

This morning, activists have climbed a coal power station chimney in Oxfordshire and blocked a coal mine in Derbyshire in protests over climate change.

A group bicycled around and forced their way into Didcot Power Station, run by N-Power, a subsidiary of German utility group RWE, at about 5:30am today. Nine climbed the steps of one of the chimneys; they have supplies to stay there for a long time, during which the power plant will be unable to operate. A further 13 were are on the coal conveyor belt.

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