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A key gas pipeline for Italy and Europe paralyzed by 211 olive trees

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The project of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is to provide natural gas to southern Europe with a 8km pipe.The European Commission’s initiative aims to guarantee energy to EU and reducing dependence on Russia and Gazprom to prevent energy crises like the one experienced in 2009, as a result of cuts in gas supplies because of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. But an olive grove in Puglia region is the scene of a battle between police and demonstrators who oppose the construction of the gas pipeline.

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