Cyprus working to avoid EU penalties over wastewater management

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THE government is working to stall or avert penalties from the EU over the island’s failure to properly treat urban wastewater, Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis said on Friday.

The EU Commission has referred Cyprus to the EU Court of Justice over failure to properly treat urban wastewater. If convicted Cyprus could be slapped with steep fines.

The European Court of Justice ordered Spain last week to pay a €12m fine for prolonged failure to comply with the same directive. Last February, Greece was fined €5m over its failure to comply with...


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Cyprus working to avoid EU penalties over wastewater management


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