According to Lhoist webpage (http://www.carriere-boverie.be/le-contexte-du-projet) 1.325.000 tons of calcareous stones of great purity are annually extracted and treated to obtain an annual production of 400.000 tons of lime of high quality.See more...
|Type of Population||Rural|
|Potential Affected Population||7000 households approx|
|Company Names or State Enterprises||Lhoist industries from Belgium|
|Relevant government actors||Local (municipality of Rochefort), regional (regional government) and national levels (Conseil d'Etat)|
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||A committee gathering several citizens from Rochefort and Marche-en-Famenne and several local NGOs (Natagora Famenne, Colibris Famenne, Les Naturalistes de la Haute-Lesse, Transition, Cercle Historique...) has been created to protest against the project of extension of the quarry. The Trappists monks of the Abbey of 'Notre de Saint-Remy' nearby Rochefort works in cooperation with this commitee to protect the Tridaine source .|