The judge expands the case for brine spills to the Mar Menor against 43 more companies

The judge expands the case for brine spills to the Mar Menor against 43 more companies

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The judge expands the case for brine spills to the Mar Menor against 43 more companies

The judge expands the case for brine spills to the Mar Menor against 43 more companies

File image of an illegal desalination plant. / gc

Among the new investigated in a separate piece of the ‘Topillo case’ there are agricultural entrepreneurs and merchants, machinery supply and management of a golf course

The head of the Examining Court number 2 of Murcia agreed to open a separate piece of the ‘Topillo case’ for the
investigation of discharges committed by 43 companies, the majority related to agriculture. This extension of the procedure occurs after the receipt of a report from the Seprona of the Civil Guard, which analyzes the documentation provided by the company Hidrotec, “concluding that there are indications that a plurality of companies and individual entrepreneurs
could have used desalination machines illegally, pouring brine without authorization, which could cause damage to the environment.