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US News In Guyana, the justice refuses the establishment of an EDF thermal power station, judged too polluting

01:20  05 august  2021
01:20  05 august  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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La forêt recouvre 90 % du territoire guyanais. © West France Archives the forest covers 90% of the Guyanan territory.

A judge suspended the work of the future electric unit of the operator: still too polluting. But the group appeals.

On July 27, 2021, the Administrative Tribunal of Guyana blocked the work of the Future Thermal Central Larivot, near Cayenne. A decision made on behalf of the climate and qualified as historical by the complainants, the associations France Nature Environment and Guyana Nature Environment.

The Larivot plant and its 120 megawatts would only have a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the old unity with the Déd-des-Cannes oil, the closure of which is scheduled for December 2023. Insufficient

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, decided by the judge, since France is committed to reducing its CO2 discharges by 40% by 2030 compared to 1990.

Operators, EDF and its subsidiary Guyanese electric production , do not disarm. They appealed on August 1st. They have the support of the Territorial Collective of Guyana, concerned with its energy independence, as well as the union UTG-CGT Lighting, worried about jobs.

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EDF ensures that its electricity generation will be clean, based on biomass, plant material, and associated with photovoltaic. But his opponents doubt it. It was the ministry of the ecological transition that had summoned the group to review its first copy of 2017, a central power generated by a lightweight and natural gas convertible fuel.

Since, Guyanais dream of a liquid biomass and organic fuel, like the success of the Brazilian neighbor, 2nd largest ethanol producer, from sugar cane waste.

Gold, the cane remains a marginal culture in the ultra-marine department. EDF promised an environmentally friendly supply. But which one? In this department, agriculture remains food and stored on the coastal strip. The hinterland being the Amazon, untouchable.

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