EU to fine Spain £150k A DAY as Brussels meddles in Costa del Sol SEWAGE
The European Commission says it is fed up waiting for the country to obey a 2011 court decision affecting the sewage arrangements in 17 urban areas, including several on the Costa del Sol.
It wants to impose an immediate fine of £39.4million (€46.5m) immediately, followed by a daily penalty of £145,120 (€171,000) if nothing is done.
"The Court of Justice of the EU ruled on April 14th, 2011 that Spain violated EU law by not adequately collecting and treating the urban waste water discharged by 37 towns, cities and settlements," said an EC spokesman.
"Five years later, this... read more
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