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A, excavator removes 'Notre Dame des Landes ' sign as police forces... News PhotoAirport,Building - Activity,Construction Industry,Earth Mover,Evacuation,France,Guarding,Horizontal,Law,Loire-Atlantique,Police Force,Protest,Removing,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA, excavator removes 'Notre Dame des Landes ' sign as police forces stand guard after evacuating from the site squatters protesting against a project to build an international airport, in Notre-Dame-des-Landes, western France, on November 23, 2012. Two excavators and a large waste receptacle were deployed to clear an area where the protestors had set up shacks. The airport, which is scheduled to replace the current airport at Nantes in 2017, is a pet project of Socialist Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who was the city's mayor from 1989 until this year. AFP PHOTO / FRANK PERRY (Photo credit should read FRANK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)