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Matosinhos City Hall awaits evaluation of the level of pollution in the plot ceded by Petrogal

Petrogal provided the Municipality of Matosinhos with a 17-hectare plot of land for the construction of a university campus. The municipality is waiting for the evaluation of the contamination level in the given plot, which everything indicates to be null

In August this year, Galp carried out a "pre-assessment" as to the level of contamination of Petrogal's plot. According to Jornal de Notícia, the Mayor of Matosinhos, Luísa Salgueiro, said that everything points to the 17 hectares ceded are not contaminated, however warned that so far the result of the diagnosis "is a prediction and not a confirmation".

The Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) is currently evaluating the assessment presented by Galp. According to the source, Luísa Salgueiro added that the municipality is waiting "for the APA's final report to have the definitive validation of the contamination status of this area.


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