Coal stop: activists excavator in open-cast mining Garzweiler occupy

activists are up early on a Friday morning on the grounds of the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler in North Rhine-Westphalia penetrated. The Anti-coal Allian

Coal stop: activists excavator in open-cast mining Garzweiler occupy

activists are up early on a Friday morning on the grounds of the brown coal open cast mine Garzweiler in North Rhine-Westphalia penetrated. The Anti-coal Alliance, "coal stop", want to challenge a notice that an immediate exit strategy from Coal. According to a spokeswoman for the activists want to set a sign against the planned coal law of the Federal government. The police confirmed the action Friday morning. Therefore, people are penetrated in the course of the night in the open pit and a total of six excavators climbed.

According to the "coal stop", about 80 people - also from the Alliance "terrain" - involved in the action. The operation is currently at a standstill. The action was part of a week of resistance.

The Rhenish brown coal district is again the scene of Protest actions. In the past, activists in the terrain penetrated several times. In November 2019 is about to be occupied by Greenpeace activists of a brown coal excavator. In June, before the end of the terrain "with blockages" caused a large-scale operation of the police.

Germany plans Coal phase-out by no later than 2038 - what climate activists too late. The law on the coal phaseout is to be decided next week.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 04:19

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