UK Newswire Archive
08-10-2009 11:44Kingsnorth coal-fired power station will not go ahead for at least three years, recession cited as reason.
08-10-2009 10:38Blogs, twitter and the MSM are buzzing with last nights news that Eon has shelved plans to replace it's aging Kingsnorth power plant with another coal burning dinosaur but are these reports telling the whole story?
08-10-2009 10:16The Workers' Climate Action network's second conference takes place on 10 and 11 October at University College London.
Following 2 years of campaigning work by the World Development Movement, and many other anti-poverty and environmental groups, power company EON have announced tonight that they have shelved plans to build a new dirty coal fired power station at Kingsnorth in Kent.WDM supporters at this year's Mili-band protest
08-10-2009 08:49The timing couldn’t be better, Kingsnorth Climate Action Medway (KCAM) and WDM hosted a debate tonight to discuss the future of coal in Medway. The meeting culminated in the announcement that E.on have essentially pulled out of building a new coal fired power station at Kingsnorth.
08-10-2009 08:47E.ON shelves plan to build Kingsnorth power plant as activists plan to take control of second power station
Wednesday, 7 October 2009: Climate activists celebrated victory against carbon intensive coal power last night, as energy company E.ON announced they were indefinitely delaying building a new power station in Kent. The Camp for Climate Action targeted the Kingsnorth site in August 2008 1 as coal is one of the most environmentally destructive ways of generating electricity.2
08-10-2009 00:07Tonight the German energy giant Eon issued a statement which effectively takes them out of the picture for the governments gift of one billion pounds of public money to build a new coal-fired power station with the controversial carbon capture and storage technology, and means that (for now at least) the aging Kingsnorth power station will not be replaced.
07-10-2009 23:04New location announced for the Anti-Capitalist, Non-Hierachical, Liberated Space.
07-10-2009 22:50A meeting to discuss the development of grassroots animal rights activism in the past 10 years since the closure of laboratory cat breeder Hillgrove Farm. This was widely seen as the beginning of a new phase in the struggle for animal rights and anti-vivisection but have the hopes of campaigners at the time been fully realised?
07-10-2009 19:38Eon say they will postpone their decision as to whether to build a new coal power station at Kingsnorth by up to 3 years:
07-10-2009 17:51Groupe d'anarchistes de Lille press release on this morning's evictions in Calais:
07-10-2009 17:30The destruction continues...