Today, having also been forced to equip filter hit, the plant keeps the sludge within the ground but the fight continues between France and also the environmentalists in this issue:
the The state has in fact allowed it to send it’s industrial chemical effluents discharges while in the Mediterranean, seven kilometers from that coast, via a pipeline, that still exceed legal standards.
But the toxic nature of a number of the pollutants that will continue to be discharged is indisputable, said Teacher Augier, including the presence involving soda, aluminum, arsenic, boron, cadmium and also mercury, many of which can also be ” endocrine disruptors, neurological as well as blood disorders “.
Alain Matesi, the engineer and specialist in normal water treatment, says that the brand-new Altéo process, which today allows a colorless liquid to get discarded, is only a “pretreatment”In fifty many years of activity, the site of Gardanne alumina creation from bauxite imported from Guinea – owned since 2012 through the US investment fund HIG immediately after its acquisition in Pechiney and the mining giant Anglo-Australian Rio Tinto – dumped over 20 million tonnes of red mud around the seabed of the Cassidaigne Pit, in the heart of the Calanques National Park.
The Filter Presses Suppliers littoral Union will probably file an interim injunction prior to the administrative court to suspend the prefectural decree while Olivier Dubuquoy, that geographer behind the petition, lodged an appeal while using Minister of the Environment.