Tesla plans to build plant in Berlin suburb amid protests over environmental concerns

Tesla, the Us. electric car company, plans to set up a super factory in the suburbs of Berlin, Germany, and about 250 Germans protested at the plant’s site on the 18th, claiming that such a construction would harm water supplies and wildlife in the region. Tesla reportedly announced plans to open its first plant in Europe in Greenhead, Innburg, eastern Germany, in November 2019.

Politicians, labor unions and industry groups have welcomed Tesla, saying it would bring jobs to the region.

However, hundreds of locals took to the streets on the 18th out of concern for environmental protection. Protesters chanted, “We’re here, and we’re going to make a big noise because Tesla is stealing our water.” “

Tesla plans to build plant in Berlin suburb amid protests over environmental concernsTesla plans to build plant in Berlin suburb amid protests over environmental concerns

Earlier, the Brandenburg water authorities warned on the 16th, the upcoming construction of the Tesla plant, will make “drinking water supply and plant wastewater discharge, there will be widespread and serious problems.” “

At the same time, people are worried about the traffic between nearby roads and villages, fearing that traffic will become congested as a result.