The Mayor of La Union, Francisco Bernabé, praised the award Thursday to the company Aria of the administrative concession for the regeneration of Portman Bay as "great news, not only for the Region of Murcia but for the environment" , according to sources from the regional government said in a statement.
For Barnabas, "is the first time there is a viable and serious for the regeneration of Portman Bay project is an opportunity that had to take advantage and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment has not missed."
Therefore, he said, "Today is an important day because it is the beginning of the technical work of regeneration."
In addition, the regional manager said that "the discharge of mining waste at Portman has been one of the biggest environmental disasters that have occurred in Spain."
The Tenders Committee convened by the Department of Sustainability of the Coast and Sea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment on Wednesday praised the proposal made by the company for administrative Aria Portman public domain concession for the exploitation of mineral resources places, and unanimously agreed to grant the request by the company.
In this regard, the Minister explained that has been commissioned to conduct another environmental impact statement, in addition to the existing one, so that the company can carry out the regeneration works over a wider area than that covered by the current environmental statement .
The resolution will make the company reach immediately for the study and prepare all necessary documentation so you can proceed to start dredging the bay.
Source: Ayuntamiento de La Unión