Not in anyone's backyard: the battle against 'unnecessary' large-scale building projects

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High-speed trains, Spanish casinos, a new stadium in Lyon, a huge underground train station in Stuttgart, property development schemes to repay Greek debt: European environmentalists opposed to such ‘unnecessary top-down large projects’ are mobilising against the environmental impact of the financial crisis. Jade Lindgaard reports.

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From our special correspondent in Notre-Dame-des-Landes in the west of France