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Avonmouth residents object to plans for biomass plant

Residents object to plans for biomass power plant Credit: ITV West Country

Residents in Avonmouth are urging people to write to their local councillor in objection to a proposed biomass power plant.

Campaigners are concerned about the air quality. The plans were turned down in November when the committee was made public following protests. But residents are concerned that an appeal might be held in private.


Food waste in Somerset to help light homes in the county

Food waste in Somerset will soon be helping to light homes in the county. A new biomass plant will make energy from the household food waste we throw away.

Every time you put potato peelings or old cabbage leaves in those little brown plastic caddies for the recycling teams to collect you will be helping to create power, courtesy of gas producing microbes.