Paul Crossland, who is campaigning against the plant claims it's too close to the residential area.
– Paul Crossland, campaigner against Biomass Plant
"It's too close to the residential area. It's too close to the school. It's on a site with loads of toxins on it. And it's all been sold with that magic word in the North East: 'jobs'. The jobs are illusory. As for the local jobs, these plants require a handful of local people."