Spain refuses to back down in Gibraltar environment dispute

Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been breached

The Spanish government has said it will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no EU environment law has been breached.

“The case continues against the illegal actions of the Gibraltar government,” a Spanish foreign ministry spokesman said. Madrid will soon submit information to the Commission on new environmental issues it has identified, he added. This may include overfishing, ENDS understands.

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