On July 20th, the Marseille Administrative Court delivered its verdict concerning the Alteo plant's derogation from pollution standards and its toxic discharges into the Mediterranean sea. Representing a remarkable victory after a 10-year effort for the Surfrider team and the Keepers of the Coast program against Alteo, the world leader of the production of aluminas.
Chemical pollution is caused by the release of chemicals from both industrial and domestic origins (pesticides, detergents or heavy metals.)
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