French military are perplexing to exude environmental activists from a wooded site in western France where a new airfield was to have been built.
Police used rip gas during a Notre-Dames-des-Landes site opposite hundreds of activists, who built temporary barricades and set some ablaze.
In Jan a supervision scrapped a argumentative plan to build a new airfield circuitously a city of Nantes.
Local politicians had hoped a new heart would boost a region’s economy.
About 2,500 gendarmes were deployed for a eviction, that began during 06:00 (04:00 GMT).
They blocked circuitously roads to besiege a squatters, many of whom have been occupying a site illegally for years.
Some protesters threw stones and other projectiles during a gendarmes, AFP news group reported. One heat suffered an eye damage in a confrontation.
Opponents of a airfield plan argued that it was too dear and environmentally damaging. The comparatively light trade during a existent Nantes airfield did not clear it, they said.
In January, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe pronounced a plan had to be abandoned, given a “climate of sour antithesis between dual sides of a race that are scarcely equal in size”.
“We will put a stop to a no-go section that has flourished in this area for scarcely 10 years,” Mr Philippe said.
A internal news use for Loire-Atlantique region, Directpo, is tweeting cinema of a operation to idle a activists’ camp.