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Bernabé: "The works of extraction of the barren Portman have already begun" Highlights the determined commitment of President Mariano Rajoy, to put "point and end" to the existence of discharges in the Bay, demonstrating with fact (11/04/2017)

The deputy secretary of Political Action and national deputy of the PP, Francisco Bernabé said this morning that "the works of extraction of barren Portman Bay have already begun" and has advanced that has begun with "the work of extraction of the first Meter of depth in the area to regenerate of the Bay, by means of shovels and backhoe machines "

The national deputy of the PP has expressed his satisfaction at the beginning of the works, "after more than 27 years of long waiting and unfulfilled promises since the cessation of discharges on March 30, 1990."

Francisco Bernabé made the remarks during the visit that a national parliamentary committee of deputies and senators of the Popular Party have done this morning to the works of environmental regeneration of the Bay of Portman, which began last October and have a budget A total of more than 32 million euros, all contributed by the Ministry of Environment of the Government of Spain to carry out the cleaning of the union.

The delegation, composed of Murcian congressmen, Teodoro García, Francisco Bernabé, Isabel Borrego and Antonio González Terol, and senators Pedro José Pérez and Fulgencio Gil, has been accompanied by several councilors of the Popular Party of La Unión and Cartagena.


The visit have been able to check firsthand the state of the work in the Bay and the forecasts of progress of the same for the next months.

Those responsible for the work have reported that work has already been completed on the construction of the site of the first sterile drying raft, and have explained that those of the second one are "quite advanced", while those of the third " Initiate ".

Likewise, and according to Bernabé, "the forecast is that in the coming months the first raft will be completely waterproofed to begin to receive the sterile ones that begin to be dredged."

Likewise, during 2017 "the preparation and waterproofing of the first phase of the San José mining cut will be completed, where the materials that are extracted will be deposited and sealed," said the deputy 'popular'.

In terms of budget, the responsible 'popular', has indicated that "for the current year, and within the General Budget of the State is contemplated an investment of more than 4 million euros in Portman, and that together with those already implemented in late Of 2016, makes that the investment in the Bay amounts to around 5 million euros during the first year of the works ".

The rest of the annuities are foreseen amounts of 9.6 million euros for 2018, 10.2 million euros for 2019 and, finally, the sum of 7.7 million euros to finish the regeneration in 2020, Bernabe indicated.

The deputy of the PP in the lower house has highlighted the commitment that the Spanish Government's President Mariano Rajoy has decided to put "a final and final point", to what Greenpeace came to qualify as "the biggest attack Ecological in the history of the Mediterranean Sea ", as a result of the fact that between the years 1957 and 1990 60 million tonnes of sterile was dumped at sea by the mining activity of the French multinational Peñarroya.

Bernabe has put in value the attitude of the President of the Government who, "is demonstrating with facts an iron will to restore its original splendor to this jewel of our coast" and has said that "bet on the Bay of Portman even with the still important shortage Of public economic resources resulting from the serious crisis that we have suffered. "

Source: PP Región de Murcia

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