With slogans such as “Gas is the new coal” and “polluter receives 1 billion euros in subsidies”, Tegengas has left no doubts. From the drag lane along the Senne, she clearly confirmed their message with a great smug.
“We’ve reached a point where climate change is really derailed. And if we don’t want to go past the dangerous 1.5-degree limit of global warming, there’s really no room for new fossil infrastructure,” says spokesperson Gert Jan Vanaken. from Countergas.
The event took place on the towing lane along the Zenne near the intersection of the Radiatorenstraat and JF Willemsstraat. Scores of activists registered. For half an hour, logos and images were projected onto cooling towers with a large heating device. “Engee will receive approximately 1 billion euros for the construction of two fossil gas plants,” says company spokesperson Gert Jan Vannaken of Tejinga. Gas as nuclear energy.
Last month, Flemish Environment Minister Zuhal Demmer (N-VA) refused to build a gas-fired power plant in Vilvoorde. But Angie does not give up. In a letter to Prime Minister Alexandre de Croo (Open VLD), the energy company once again emphasized the importance of the power plant and indicated that it would submit a new permit application as soon as possible.
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