Entire German village demolished to make way for coal mining

By Paul Homewood

 

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A 19th century church in Germany was demolished this week to make way for coal mining.

St Lambertus Cathedral – a church known by locals as Immerather Dom – in Immerath, a tiny farming village northwest of Cologne, was razed to the ground on Tuesday.

The double-spired church, thought to have been built between 1880 and 1890, was torn down in the latest step in energy company RWE’s demolition of the entire village in a bid to expand its access to the region’s lignite supply.

St Lambertus Church (pictured) was torn down by RWE Power to make way for coal mines despite protests from Greenpeace

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Perhaps instead of lecturing Donald Trump, our climate conscious MPs should be complaining to Mrs Merkel.

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January 13, 2018 at 08:09AM

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