WILHELMSHAVEN (dpa-AFX) – Several hundred climate activists protested in Wilhelmshaven against the planned import terminal for liquefied natural gas (LNG). The group „Ende Gelände” announced that the construction site was occupied on Friday morning. This is an act of civil disobedience “against the planned expansion of fossil gas infrastructure”. The activists sat on construction vehicles and building materials, manned a crane and displayed banners with slogans such as „Clean gas is a lie”. Many of them wore white hazmat suits and green masks.
The police spoke of around 200 to 300 participants at two locations: the port of Jade-Weser-Port and Hooksiel, where a pipeline to connect to the gas transmission network is to be built. The demonstration was not registered. „Ende Gelände” spoke of up to 400 participants.