NGOs protest inaction on radioactive waste in Andalucia

Fertiberia, a company that dumped millions of tonnes of radioactive waste on Andalucian marshland, is breaching legal requirements to clean up the site, WWF Spain and Greenpeace reported yesterday.

Last December a Madrid court ordered the company “to start an environmental regeneration of the 1,200 hectares site immediately”, deposit €21.9m in sureties to cover the cost of clean-up, and end all dumping by December 2010. The company has failed so far to carry out the first two requirements, the NGOs allege.

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