GNR detects illegal discharges of livestock manure “directly into the ground” in the region of Leiria – Leiria


Livestock effluents “flow freely through the soil”. This was the situation detected on Monday 14th by the Leiria GNR during a patrol action.

An administrative order has been prepared Photos: GNR de Leiria

The territorial control of Leiria GNR, through the environmental protection nucleus, detected an illegal discharge of livestock manure which “flowed freely into the soil directly from a storage pond” of this type. waste.

The case, announced today by the security authorities, was identified in Amieira, parish of Milagres, in the municipality of Leiria, and it was possible to find the point of origin of the dump.

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In a statement, GNR said the unloading took place “without any type of mechanism to ensure the purification” of the waste.

After some investigation, “the point of origin of the discharge has been identified” and a counter-order report was prepared for the discharge of livestock manure directly into the water pipe.

The offense is punishable by a fine of a maximum value of 144 thousand euros.
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