Sat, Oct 16, 2010
Damage Done As A Protest Against Pension Reforms
Fuel could soon quickly become scarce at the two main airports
in Paris after a supply pipeline was cut in a protest over
government pension reforms.
Charles de Gaulle Airport
The international news service AFP reports that Roissy-Charles
de Gaulle airport could run out of fuel next week, according to
Trapil, the airport's management company. Orly reportedly has 17
days supply on hand, but Roissy could be out of gas by the end of
the weekend. Fuel for cars could also be affected.
Members of the CGT trade union at the Grandpuits refinery are on
strike, and are protesting a move by French President Nicolas
Sarkozy to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62. Most of France's
refineries have reportedly been shut down due to the labor
The French government has authorized companies to tap into their
emergency reserves, but has so far not taken the step of opening up
strategic government stockpiles to ease the shortage.
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