Bouches du Rhône, France

28/07/08

In Martigues, the construction of a public garden threatens Ferrières Beach.

The development project planned for the bay of Ferrières has long been denounced by the association Etang Nouveau, which acts as the Keeper in this case.  We support the collective in their actions and get in contact with the lawyer in charge of the case file.  Following several demonstrations and various legal actions, the project is finally cancelled.

The local urban development plan for the commune of Martigues is annulled by the administrative court. This allows us to return to the status quo and to prevent the filling-in of the beach and the construction of the public park. The beach has been saved.

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