The Town Planning of the City of Cartagena, Joaquin Mowing, received this morning the project to clean up the Spanish company of Zinc.
Mowing recalled that the city council acts as a transmitter of the project to the Directorate General of Environmental Quality is competent in the investigation of the case.
The mayor has made clear that the dossier evaluation is determined by the use which is that you want to give ground in this case residential, so that the project presented by zincs should ensure hundred per cent here.
Mowing also said that next week will begin the first technical meeting of the company and the regional administration.
For his part, Director of Spanish Operations of Zinc, José Carlos Arce, explained that the project this morning, prepared with the collaboration of the UPCT, complies with the environmental impact statement on the closure of landfill waste one hand, and cleaning and stabilization of the adjoining land to the factory, forever linked to future land use as buildable.
The decontamination project has a budget of around 13 million euros and an execution period of a year ago.
the project, after confirming that meets all technical requirements, will be tendered and carried out by external agents who specialize in this type of waste.
The soil cleanup will take place in parallel with the work of dismantling, with a rating of heavy metals and the shipment of unusable waste a monofills located on site of the factory, said Arce.
Finally, the president of the Spanish Committee of the Zinc Company, Juan Paredes, said that during this next week will launch the last plant to remove heavy metals from some residues.
During the last month, the factory has been operating under minimum.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena