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File photo - A worker clears trees at the area where Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Gruenheide near Berlin (REUTERS)
File photo - A worker clears trees at the area where Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Gruenheide near Berlin (REUTERS)

Tesla ordered to suspend tree clearance at German factory: Report

  • A local report informs Tesla has been told to stop felling trees at its site in Gruenheide.

  • Tesla has been facing flak and protests from locals for cutting down trees.

Electric vehicle start-up Tesla has been ordered to stop felling trees at its site in Gruenheide, Germany by a local court after environmentalists said the carmaker was moving too quickly, newspaper Tagesspiegel said on Tuesday.

An administrative court in Frankfurt an der Oder issued a temporary ban on further forest clearance activities, Tagesspiegel said, citing a copy of the court document.

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Tesla declined to comment. A spokesperson for the Frankfurt court was not immediately reachable for comment.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

  • First Published Date : 08 Dec 2020, 04:58 PM IST