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Portugal fails to act against water polluters

sewageolhaoEnvironmental association, Quercus, says that Portugal is way off hitting the 2027 Water Framework Directive as 70% of waste water is channelled back into rivers – and polluters are seldom investigated or punished.

With the current state of drought across much of the mainland, with rivers flowing slowly or not at all, and with polluters continuing to pollute, Portugal’s water system is in an unhealthy mess.


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