The Environment knows no borders
PUENTE MAYORGA MARCH FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
In an historic
march for a clean environment and health of its citizens, the ESG was
heartened by the close to 4,000 protesters who came together on
Saturday demanding a stop to pollution and to further industrial
considers that the authorities and industry should take heed of this
genuine act of solidarity among Bay residents and of their justified
demands for a healthy quality of life as members of the European Union
and as directed by the World Health Organisation and Human Rights Act.
marchers that included families and young children walked from
Campamento to Puente Mayorga where three environmentalists spoke a few
words. A minute’s silence was called for in memory of those who have
died or are afflicted by cancer.
protest was rounded off by music provided by local musicians Jamie
Chiappe, Adrian Pisarello and Eric Rowbottom who have always expressed
concern over environmental issues.
reiterates that this protest breaks a long period of public silence in
Spain over the Refinery pollution and is deeply grateful to all those
from both sides who considered it important enough on a Saturday to
give of their time and support this environmental protest.