Emergency contamination plan deactivated on the beaches of Huelva
Emergency contamination plan deactivated on the beaches of Huelva once the cleaning operation is completed.
BELLA VERANO, the representative of the Junta de Andaluciía in Huelva, at 10:26 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, deactivated level 1 of the emergency plan for the risk of contamination of the coast of the province (PECLA), after the cleaning operation of the beaches between Matalascañas and Cuesta Maneli has been completed.
A total of 18 drums were filled with oil spill waste that had been deposited along the contaminated stretch of coastline, containing around three tonnes of sand mixed with oil, beads, microbeads and chunks of oil.
112 emergencies have been informed by the Directorate General of Fisheries and Aquaculture that for the time being, the area will continue to be closed to shellfish, until the results of the tests carried out have been revealed, probably not at least until Thursday afternoon. .
PECLA made the decision to deactivate the alarm after no new traces of oil were washed away, but Bella Verano stressed that the area will remain under short-term observation.
The whole operation had been directed and coordinated from the forward command post (PMA) of the “Chiringuito Banana” in Matalascañas, which had been set up on Monday by the Andalusian emergency group after the launch of level 1.
A total of 65 people took part in the clean-up operation on the first day, and 16 participated on the second day, all of whom, it was pointed out, were at all times complying with the coronavirus prevention measures put in place by the health. authorities, as reported by juntadeandalucia.es.
the Weekly Euro News is leading a campaign to help reunite Britons in Spain with family and friends by capping travel PCR testing costs. Please help us urge the government to cap costs at http://www.euroweeklynews.com/2021/04/16/ewn-champions-the-rights-of-brits-in-spain-to-see-loved- ones- again /