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The Club Marítimo Linense (La Línea Sailing Club) has complained that it is afraid sewage will be drained from the new Alcaidesa, under construction (photo: EuropaSur). According to sources at the club,> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) (Related Pulse item) The Junta de Andalucía’s Environment Council says that the recent spillage caused by bunkering, which impacted on some two kilometres of the Western beach at La Línea, is not “that big.” Meanwhile, La Línea Mayor Juan Carlos Juárez has said that the cost of cleaning the beach (finished yesterday) should be paid for by the Gibraltar.
(Agencies) The Panama-registered cargo ship Zen 1 is being retained in port by the Rock’s maritime authorities on suspicion of having caused spillage while bunkering in the Bay of Algeciras.> Read the rest of this entry »
Received by e-mail from our good friend Cap, to which we added the above movie: “Made an unplanned visit to Carrefour yesterday. As I didn’t have my Eco Bags with me, I purchased another one at 50 cents. After I’d paid at the till, I was horrified to see that their plastic bags were still there as usual! When one sees how they package their own products – endless cling-film, plastic, etc – I am inclined to believe that their recently introduced campaign and the mainly good publicity they have received as a result, is nothing more than a scam designed to increase profits. My shopping bill certainly came to an extra 50 cents yesterday and I tend to agree with the post on CostaBlogger.