Residents occupy a street in downtown Heyuan on Sunday, demanding the government scrap an 8 billion-yuan coal plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures

10,000 protest in Chinese city over planned coal-fired power plant

Big demonstration staged against energy project in northeastern Guangdong, home to reservoir that supplies water to Hong Kong

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Residents occupy a street in downtown Heyuan on Sunday, demanding the government scrap an 8 billion-yuan coal plant. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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