Thursday, June 13, 2024

Three firms prosecuted for contaminating the Mar Menor

Three firms, Portman Golf, Gestalia and Tragsa, and their directors or authorized representatives, have simply been prosecuted by the Cartagena courts in what’s being known as the ‘Balsa Jenny case’.

They’re accused of depositing harmful waste of mining origin within the Los Blancos landfill, approved for inert waste solely, and of transporting the supplies “untreated, uncovered and uninsulated.”

The order states that the businesses had dedicated a steady crime towards the setting and pure assets, by failing to adjust to their obligations “within the therapy and switch of the mining waste from Balsa Jenny to its subsequent deposit within the Corta de los Blancos, simply 900 metres away.

The accusation goes even additional stating that “the actions confirmed, always, a acutely aware, deliberate, absolute and manifest disregard for the authorized laws on the matter, for the ecosystem that surrounds the affected lands and in the end for human well being itself”, with all of them positioned in a state of affairs of great threat.

The decide considers that these information are correct because of the investigation that started in 2014. He locations particular emphasis on the conclusions made by the Nature Safety Service (Seprona) of the Civil Guard.

The decide’s determination, nevertheless, is just not but ultimate and could be appealed by every of the events.




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