Alpine Rail Tunnel Sparks Protests

It is a project of epic dimensions and it has been blocked for almost 20 years by a protest of epic tenacity and occasional violence.Italian plans for a 56-kilometre rail link under the Alps, four miles longer than the Channel tunnel and linking Turin to Lyons, will move into a new and possibly decisive phase,meanwhileViolent Protests  are on.Clashes between protesters and police left at least 188 officers and about a dozen demonstrators’ hurt, said officials, after a small group stormed a tunnel which was part of the work site at Chiomonte, west of Turin.

The environmental impact is not clearly large but many people feel it is very important and protest. So who is ultimately right?

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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