The work has already begun, but opponents still believe it. Yesterday, Saturday, August 18, the collective Save the Valley of the Dordogne met in Beynac yesterday. There was also a procession on the water, in a canoe. The mayor of Beynac, MP LREM, Jacqueline Dubois and David Cormand spoke.
Jean-François Vidalie, who advises the group legally, is not ready to give up. "Only foundations and earthworks have been made There is no superstructure yet and we hope to stop the work sooner!"
On the sidewalk along this departmental 703, the object of all tensions between the department and the collective, many banners, placards that call "no to the road of death" or "no trimming of the valley". Between 850 and 900 people were, according to the collective, present in Beynac.
"Just like in Notre-Dame-des-Landes this is an old project and it is not the right solution and we will continue to mobilize, like at Notre-Dame des-Landes . "
Some were more skeptical: "All the material is in place, they have begun to pierce the rock … how to stop it?".
The group now asks for a mediation with the prime minister and would like to meet him. A petition is online. More than 7,700 signatures were collected.