More than half of the votes were cast against an extension of the smoke and ball business area.
On Sunday afternoon shortly after the announcement of the voting results, the companies Rauch, Ball and Red Bull have also spoken in a press release.
"We, the companies Rauch, Ball and Red Bull thank you for the many good talks, the commitment in the information phase and the high participation of the Ludescher in today's referendum." We note the democratic result of the referendum very sorry that this project, which would certainly have had a positive effect on Ludesch and the population, can not be realized.
The further procedure will now be discussed with the project partners. There is currently no concrete planning for a replacement project. "
"I would have liked a different outcome"
Also Economy Councilor Marco Tittler responded to the result of the referendum. "The result of the referendum in Ludesch is to be taken for granted, but I do not hide the fact that I would have wished for a different outcome." Tittler speaks of an individual case decision that should be respected. Especially for family businesses, however, there must continue to be realistic perspectives for expansion at the location. "
The next step is now to talk to the company about possible alternatives, because "we must already look to see that family businesses with such a long tradition in Vorarlberg continue to see prospects and we need to have a positive climate for investment."
"Commitment to climate and environmental protection"
How it goes now, is still unclear, said the
Member of Parliament Bernie Weber and business spokesman of
Government partner The Greens.
Just for such complex decisions should in the strategy dialogue
Baden-Wurttemberg model between companies, communities
as well as science and civil society "a satisfactory solution
for everyone. "The referendum was welcomed
Weber expressly as "clear confession of the people in Ludesch
for climate and environmental protection "and for the maintenance of the green zone
as a Vorarlberg specialty. Both the community Ludesch and the
Land had opted for 6.5 hectares for the project
to declare the declared protection zone.