Planned £80m power plant a "blot" on Carlisle landscape, say campaigners
An environmental campaign group is opposing a proposed £80m energy-from-waste plant which residents say will be a blot on the local landscape.
Radiation Free Lakeland has submitted its objection to the proposed Energy Recovery Facility at Kingmoor Park, a short distance from the Lowry Hill housing estate and Kingmoor Nature Reserve.
More than 360 people have signed an online petition against it.
They say the facility – featuring a 70 metre high chimney - should not be so near to a housing estate or schools, though the developer insists there is no health risk.
Those backing the facility –... read more
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