The ship dropped by Plomin Bay with a banner saying “Zaustavimo Plomin C” (Let’s stop Plomin C) to protest against the economically and environmentally damaging construction of a new unit at the Plomin coal power plant.
It is not clear who will finance the project, but we are concerned that public banks may be approached to do so. Both the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development are currently reviewing their energy lending and we are calling on them to phase out coal and no longer contradict climate science and political commitments by supporting one of the dirtiest energy sources.
The Plomin C project is being presented as a reconstruction of unit 1 at Plomin, even though it is nothing of the kind. Plomin C would have four times greater capacity than Plomin 1:
This and other facts on the Plomin C project can be found on our project page
Bankwatch’s Croatian member group Green Action has more images from the action on their website.
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