Faults found in new Butinge report

  • 1999-01-21
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - If an accident were to occur at the Butinge oil terminal, currently under construction in Lithuania, the resulting oil slick would reach the Latvian coast in as little as eight hours.And the greatest harm would be done to a section of the Latvian coast stretching from the border with Lithuania to a village 30 kilometers further north. These are among the conclusions found in a long-awaited environmental impact assessment of the project prepared for the Latvian government by the Finish firm Soil and Water."This is nothing new to us. These are all known facts for anyone who has been in...
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