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Statement against burning Namibian bushwood in German heat and power plants

9 Oct, 2020

Joint Statement against the import of Namibian bushwood for use in power and heat plants in Hamburg Hamburg, 9th October 2020 – The Hamburg Ministry for Environment and Energy and Wärme Hamburg GmbH (the heat production and distribution company owned by the City of Hamburg) are currently assessing a proposal to import large quantity of Namibian bushwood for energy generation. This is based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) dated 2nd June 2020. The bushwood would be used in heat …

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