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Forth Energy kick Leith Biomass plant into the long grass

An artists impression of the biomass plant, made using Google Earth. This view looks down Constitution Street from a tall building.If you take a lo...

Forth Ports apply to demolish listed grain silo

Forth Ports have submitted a planning application to demolish the Grade B listed grain silo on Leith Docks. They need to do this, in order to clear...

Leith biomass plans draw international condemnation

A coalition of five major environmental groups from the United States have written an open letter to the Scottish Government opposing plans by Fort...

Waterfront Framework Consultation Response

Greener Leith just managed to complete our consultation response to the City of Edinburgh Council Draft Area Development Framework Consultation. Yo...

Poll: Where are the answers to the Leith Biomass questions?

People who went to the big Leith Biomass public meeting will recall that Forth Energy pledged to answer all the questions submitted in advance of t...

Objection, Objection, Objection

Greener Leith has finally just sent a 14,000 word objection to the proposed power plant on Leith docks. Supported by more than 64 external referenc...

Leith Biomass protest at Holyrood

  Photo credit: @Yonmei via TwitpicLeithers took the Leith Biomass protest to Holyrood today. The aim of the protest was to encourage more MSP...

This weeks Leith biomass roundup

Half way through the window for public consultation on the Forth Energy biomass plant, there are so many things to report that this post has become...

What future for the Leith Waterfront?

The City of Edinburgh Council is to launch a final phase of consultation on the Draft Waterfront Area Development Framework on Valentines Day. Perh...

The Big Leith Biomass Meeting - The Tweets

Only a few minutes ago, a 'packed' public meeting on the Forth Energy proposals for the Leith Biomass plant came to an end. Not everyone who wanted...

Your views of the Leith Biomass plant

Earlier this week we posted a Google Earth file that people can use to find out how the proposed Forth Energy Biomass plant will look from their ho...

What will the Leith Biomass Plant look like from your house?

In an incredible feat of citizen ingenuity, a local resident has put together a pretty realistic mock-up of the proposed Forth Energy power plant t...

10 Facts Forth Energy won't tell you about their giant power plant plan

  A detailed planning application has finally been submitted by Forth Energy for a giant power plant on Leith Docks. As this image from the pl...

"Scotlands National Wheel" to be built next to giant power station.

In London, the "London Eye" (pictured above) has been a popular attraction for visitors for more than 10 years. Now, it would seem L...

New policy suggests Forth Energy biomass plants are not needed

Less than 10 days ago, the Scottish Government quietly released a new policy document on thermal energy generation. The paper - Draft Electricity G...

Big Biomass concerns raised at Holyrood

Only a few weeks after Sheila Gilmore MP raised concerns about the Forth Energy 'greenwash' in Westminster, Edinburgh list MSP, Shirley-Anne Somerv...

Leithers speak on Forth Energy biomass plans

Once you've been targetted once by direct action campaigners for your plans, you probably get paranoid. Judging by the police van and all the polic...

Leith Against Biomass Campaign plans Friday Flashmob

The Leith Against the Biomass Campaign are encouraging Leithers to visit the Forth Energy 'information' exhibition on Friday at 12.30pm at the Sout...

More millions for Leith docks improvements

At the Renewable UK 2010 conference this week, Alex Salmond announced a new £70million fund to help Scottish ports benefit from the huge pote...

National call to halt big biomass

Today, an alliance of local residents groups, national environmental NGO's and politicians from across the political spectrum have called on the Sc...

£84Million loan experiment to re-start harbour regeneration

The Scottish Government has agreed to allow the City of Edinburgh Council to borrow £84million to fund infrastructure works in the docks area...

New Questions about the Forth Energy Biomass Plans

Today, Alastair Tibbitt, from Greener Leith was amongst the speakers at the Edinburgh Communuty Energy Conference. We were set to be part of a deba...

Dundee campaign group calls for national support

Dundee campaign group RATTS, who are opposed to the construction of a Biomass plant in Dundee similar to the one Forth Energy propose to build in L...

New dreams for an old waterfront

On Thursday the 26th of August, Greener Leith was lucky enough to be invited to a Charrette (that's a workshop in Architect speak) organised by the...

Climate camp targets Forth Energy

You may not agree with their methods, but there might well be some truth behind their message. Today, a small group of climate camp activists 'occu...

Dock regeneration gets major boost.

Plans for the regeneration of the docks took a huge step forwards on Wednesday as the City of Edinburgh Council planning committee granted outline ...

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