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Protest in Noia due to toxic discharges into the estuary

The Cofradías de Pescadores de Noia and Portosín tried to recall the authority of the Xunta, the toxic discharge of 900,000 m³ of water from the former mine and the pond of Sancti Finx, in the Ría de Muros and Spouse.

Writing / EP

Monday, March 6, 2023

About 3000 people took part in the demonstration gathered by the fishermen’s cofradía from Noia, Portosín and Mexilloeiros Olvimar, against the authority from the Xunta to pay a total of 889,885 cubic meters of waste from the antigua San Finx mine Muros y Noia on the estuary. “The largest sea-going ship in the world.”

In addition to representatives of the fishing sector and environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, among the hundreds of attendees there were, among others, leaders of political formations such as the leader of the BNG, Ana Pontón; the general secretary of the PSdeG, Valentín González Formoso and the representatives of Anova, led by Martino Noriega.

In an effort to recall the possibility, on the part of the Xunta, in total of almost 900,000 m³ of water release, which came from the former Wolfram mine and the San Finx pond, in Lousame, on the banks of the Muros and Noia network

The Cofradías de Pescadores de Noia and Portosín gathered this Saturday to try to recall the executive authority of Rueda, to pay the sum of almost 900,000 cubic meters of water from the old tungsten mine and mine from San Finx, in Lousame; to the fluvial river from Muros to Noia.

In statements to the European Press, the president of the fraternity Agrupación do Marisqueo a Pé de Noia, Francisco Pérez confirms that the demonstration was “a complete success”, not only because of the number of people “who came”, but for the participation of “people from other parts, such as hospitality and trade from region.”

He also proposed “not to surrender” in this demand for an independent government and, in addition to such popular actions, the fraternities have already taken administrative and criminal measures against the decision of the independent executive.

Given this, Pérez highlights that Aguas de Galicia does not pay attention to the right to fish the estuary and “the administrative process continues to remain” according to the requirements which, according to him, “do not comply with the necessary security measures”.

High values ​​in different heavy metals, “such as cadmium, copper and mercury”.

The demonstration was followed by the boss Noia, Santiago Cruz, and Liliana, a marine biologist who warned the pilot that the water treatment experiment was an “absolute failure” due to abuse, since some “high values” were evident in different heavy metals, such as cadmium, copper and mercury.

The presence of these metals in the water of the Walls of the Noia estuary, from which 70% of Galician bivalves are extracted, “make them incapable of human consumption”, since, in order to feed themselves, they cover all the water around them.

In this sense, he asserted that the presence of these metals in the Muros water from the Noia estuary, from which 70% of the Galician bivalves are extracted, will not cause the disappearance of these iconic species, but will make them “unfit for human consumption” because, in order to feed themselves, all around they sprinkle themselves with water.

environmental bomb

For his part, the spokesperson of the BNG, Ana Pontón, asked Alfonso Rueda to amend the authority of the fuse, which he defined as “an environmental bomb with fatal consequences for the entire region”.

The PP “again” was joined against 5,000 direct shelling and fishing colleges in the area, to support the unique interests of an Australian multinational that operates from tax havens, and who only wants to use them. our wealth

Ponton stated that the PP “again”, against the 5,000 direct jobs in the shells and peak fisheries connected with the fraternities of the area, to support the unique interests of the Australian multinational that operates from tax ports, and that; according to her, as he wishes to use our riches.

The nationalist spokesman argued that “against the PP is organized with those who want to use Galicia”, his party “always the interests of Galicia and its people”.

The largest shell bank in the world

Meanwhile, the general secretary of the PSdeG, Valentín González Formoso, demanded that the Xunta “stop this madness”, alluding to the release of this waste in a place that he called “the biggest bank of shells in the world”.

Likewise, the Socialista confirmed that its presence in the demonstration supports “the whole of Galicia”, because “the good things of the region of Noia” means the success of maritime extraction in the whole community”, the sector that uses it”. to more than 35,000 people directly.

environmental risk

Formoso added the obligation of the Galician Government, which had to consider the “social response” aspect of this Saturday, for the tunnel “closed for so long” means “the danger of the environment is not worth it. Country”.

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