Monday, April 28, 2008

Parliament Requests Action Concerning Obsolete Oil Refinery in Curaçao

A majority of the Dutch Parliament is demanding the Netherlands to take action regarding the obsolete oil refinery in Curaçao in the Dutch Antilles. The environmental pollution caused by the refinery leads to at least 18 deaths of Antilleans annually, and hundreds become ill. According to the parliamentarians the refinery regularly breaks the emission laws for sulphur dioxide.

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