Sunday , April 18 2021

the activist perched on the crane Beynac trapped

Jérémie Kerdraon, the man perched on a crane at the construction site of the Beynac deflection site in the Dordogne to protest against this diversion project in one of the most touristic valleys of the Périgord, was evicted and sued on Thursday for injunction, announced the city hall.

An "SDF protector of nature". "This morning at 10 o'clock a device was put in place to overthrow the person occupying the crane at the Beynac construction site.At 10:20 the person was again on the ground and was arrested (…) the order of the judge of the provisional measure, "specifies the city hall in a statement. Perched since Friday at about ten meters from the ground in its crane, Jeremie Kerdraon, 32, who presents himself as a "protector of the SDF", intended to "denounce this type of project that destroys nature."

Project very disputed. With a budget of more than 30 million euros to build a two-kilometer road diversion and two bridges, the "Beynac bypassing" project should absorb the caps that paralyze the city center during the summer season. But it has crystallized for years the opposition of the defenders of the environment like those of the inheritance.

To the point of provoking the wrath of Stéphane Bern, who tweeted an attack in good order against the initiator of the project, Germinal Peiro, chairman of the county council, treated by the man of the national patrimony of "Ceauscecu de la Dordogne, lover of concrete." . "The projects are decided in the elected assemblies and not in the television sets," he said. In his statement, the city council recalls in this regard that "the departmental council, project leader, meets December 3 a new monitoring committee in which associations are invited and can express themselves."

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