A 2000 mega watt capacity Coal Power Plant is planned for development in Batang, Java, Indonesia. Claimed to be the biggest in South Asia, this power plant will threaten productive rice fields and seas rich in fish and coral reefs that are the source of livelihoods for famers and fishermen in Batang. The 5 villages that will be affected are Karanggneng, Roban, Ujung Negoro, Wonokerso and Ponowareng. In September 2014 the people of these villages collaborated with Taring Padi, Greenpeace Indonesia and environmental youth group Batanglyon to campaign against the Batang Coal Power Plant. This is a film documenting that collaboration. It can also be seen on YouTube.

 

 

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