Activists Plan to Bring Down Britain Coal Plant

13 October 2009 (Last Updated October 13th, 2009 18:30)

Climate change activitists in Britain said they hope that their protest, which could see numbers in the hundreds or thousands, will close Britain's Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station on the weekend. The 2,000MW plant, owned by E.ON, has been criticised for emitting nine million to

Climate change activitists in Britain said they hope that their protest, which could see numbers in the hundreds or thousands, will close Britain's Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal-fired power station on the weekend.

The 2,000MW plant, owned by E.ON, has been criticised for emitting nine million tons of carbon dioxide each year - one of the highest rates in Britain.