Men from Tarragona (tarraconenses) have the worst semen in Spain, and a Judge has decided to find out why (after much prodding). It’s believed that the heavy industry and decades of pollution have left 53% of all tarraconenses with damaged sperm, as measured by the WHO regulations on such matters. Environmental group L’Escurçó filed a complaint back in 2010, and it’s twice been filed away by Judges who ruled that it wasn’t within their jurisdiction, Continue reading Judge investigates why Tarragona men are “firing blanks” in the pants department
Aznalcóllar is a small town in Seville which used to have an enormous mine on its outskirts, until the dam holding back millions of cubic meters of poisonous waste broke in 1998 and polluted beyond recovery almost 5,000 ha of natural land either side of 63 km of river, including a vast swathe of Doñana natural park.
Tonight sees the unveiling of the plans for the new Industrial Port in Carboneras, a deep water port capable of accomodating ships of up to 100,000 tons of deadweight. Intended to service the new industrial park at Carboneras (wind turbine blades, steel mill, some other heavy industry AND a tourist area next door, bless those urban planners!) it will take up some 20hectares and consists of a new 220 meter long terminal. It will also Continue reading Presentation of the new industrial port in Carboneras
Eufer, a multinational company that specialises in building the blades of wind generators, has announced that it is looking at spending €22M in building a new factory in Carboneras. 600 jobs are expected to be created if it goes ahead. No doubt we can soon expect an announcement from the Junta that a further 2billion of these things will be built shortly…