Tesla's headquarters for bats

In the underground concrete structure will provide space for the animals, according to the planning office, natural+Text on Thursday. This is a mandatory compen

Tesla's headquarters for bats

In the underground concrete structure will provide space for the animals, according to the planning office, natural+Text on Thursday. This is a mandatory compensation for interventions in nature due to the electric car-maker. However, it is not a replacement for the felled trees, where the animals overwintered, - said the planning office. The measure was defined in a Tesla, according to the state office for the environment (LfU) in the framework of the species protection contribution. According to the district Forester Ralf German the bunkers as winter habitat is suitable for bats well. He spent about five kilometers away from the site where the Tesla factory is to be built.

A worker shoveled on Thursday the entrance. The space for the animals, according to English, about five by three meters in size, and in the Winter frost. For the animals, however, the so-called slope structures should be installed, such as caves and hollow blocks. The compensation for the intervention in nature should be carried out in the vicinity, said the Forester. "Where the damages were incurred, must also be compensated."

The Federation for environment and nature conservation (BUND), in Brandenburg the winter quarter meets for the bats to encouragement. "It gave the pad to create the replacement roosts and we find it a good thing that Tesla keeps to the laws," said conservation officer Axel Heinzel-Berndt.

In green Heath wants to create a Tesla from July 2021 to electric cars and as soon as possible, the target of 500 000 vehicles per year. The final environmental permit is still missing - Tesla is currently building at its own risk with interim approvals. On the 300-acre site of 92 hectares of forest were felled, the clearing of a further 63 acres is already in planning; 39 acres are to be added. The project is for environmentalists, and citizens from the Region are controversial.

dpa
Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 20:26

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