The Mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas, accompanied by the Councilor for the Environment, held this week a meeting with the Director General of Industry with the theme of fracking in the agenda.
In this meeting, framed within the actions agreed with associations and groups of the city within the framework of the Local Environment Council, the unanimous support and the rejection position of parties, associations and citizens at private level of the municipality of Cieza , To this technique of extraction of hydrocarbons denominated fracking and that, if carried out, could imply an important element of risk for the environmental sustainability of the region.
At that meeting, the Director General of Energy, Industrial and Mining Activity told the councilors Ciiez that the campaign for prospecting hydrocarbons Leo is in accordance with the law and has nothing to do with the subsequent concession of exploitation, if any, Since it would be a different file and they declined to comment on the possibility of carrying out other initiatives of a normative nature that could be implemented in the Autonomous Community.
The councilor and councilman Antonio Moya ratified the position of the municipality as free from fracking, firmly and seamlessly backed by the entire society and all economic sectors in the area, as well as affected municipalities, delivering a dossier With information of the actions that the municipality has carried out and will take in the next months, also contributing a copy of the legal text approved in the Assembly of Castilla la Mancha this same month of March and that makes practically unviable the use of this technique in The neighboring Autonomous Community.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza