ENVIRONMENTALISTS are calling for greater cooperation between authorities in Gibraltar and Spain amid safety fears over a new fuel depot in Algeciras.
The development – part of an existing terminal operated by storage giant Vopak – is set to come into use early next year, boosting the site’s capacity to four million tons.
The Environmental Safety Group has branded the scheme a ‘significant environmental and safety risk’.
It has urged Gibraltar’s government to raise the issue with the EU if Spain fails to provide details from an environmental impact study.
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