EU steps into murky marshes


A MONTE Pego resident group has been summoned to Brussels after the European Union Petitions Committee agreed to investigate ongoing sewage leaks into the neighbouring wetlands.

The Association Pro Monte Pego (PMP) petitioned the EU last summer about leaks in a waste water plant owned by the developer which nobody would take responsibility for.

A 17-year dispute between Pego council and developer Monte Pego, S.A., about whose job it is to finish off the urbanisation, means both parties pass the buck whenever public infrastructure goes wrong.

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