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Castres-Toulouse motorway: 62 km of hopes and opposition


DECRYPTION - For 30 years, the A69 project has divided ecologists, elected officials and users. A demonstration takes place on the spot on Saturday, under high surveillance.


Toulouse-Castres motorway.

Fifteen minutes won, thousands of trees massacred

, ”denounces the banner of the collective La Voie Est Libre on the edge of national road 126, in front of the camp of around thirty ecologists, in Vendine (Haute-Garonne).

After the violent opposition to the "mega-basin" of Sainte-Soline, in Deux-Sèvres, the construction of 62 kilometers of motorway between Castelmaurou (Haute-Garonne) and Castres (Tarn) is the new fight of environmental activists .

Thousands of demonstrators from all over France are expected this weekend, at the call of La Voie est libre, the Uprisings of the Earth, Extinction Rebellion Toulouse and the Confédération paysanne.

Elected environmentalists and LFI deputies will be present.


The Toulouse-Castres highway will be the new objective of the ultra-left

," said Gérald Darmanin after the clashes in Sainte-Soline.

But the authorities would expect fewer demonstrators in the Tarn, around 1,500 people...

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Source: lefigaro

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