Environmentalists urge ministry to revoke licence for waste plant in Greece

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Environmentalists urge ministry to revoke licence for waste plant in GreeceQuestionable action in terms of both its timing and the effectiveness of the waste-management policy followed in Greece or in terms of achieving European and national cyclical economy targets

Greenpeace and the Ecological Recycling Society on Wednesday urged the environment ministry to revoke a license given to a plasma waste incineration plant designed to burn 116,000 tonnes of waste a year, signed by the previous alternate environment minister Sokratis Famellos two days before the elections, ANA reports.

The two groups question the need for the unit and call for a national and regional waste policy that follows international priorities (prevention, reuse, recycling, composting and final management) and attains agreed targets.

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