The Murcia Regional Assembly unanimously passed a motion on October 8, which expressed concern about the potential risk to both the environment and the health and safety of persons, arising from the existence of pipelines submerged under the waters of Cenajo.
The motion, originally introduced by Representative José Antonio Pujante, deputy United Left-Greens, was the subject transaction and finally passed unanimously by all political groups of the Regional Assembly.
On the agreed motion, the Assembly is concerned about risk to the environment and to the health and safety of people is derived from the existence of the submerged pipelines Cenajo, and calls for the regional government, which in instead, urge the Government of the nation, to consider these pipelines get water Cenajo and values â€‹â€‹more suitable for public interest criteria, environmental protection and public health alternatives.
Explains José Eduardo Illueca Councilman IU-Greens in Cieza, "this agreement in the Assembly should serve to boost the mobilization against a pipeline that pose a risk to Murcia unaffordable".
Therefore, after consulting ecosocialists of Cieza, the "Plural Left Group in Congress has raised a proposition of law, which is also intended that the House expresses its deep concern at the situation of latent risk, and urge the Government to take the necessary and appropriate to correct "measures.
However, Illueca believes that "also the City of Cieza, ciezana and society in general, which were key players at the start of this claim, must remain an active part of it and to play an essential role in instigating and potentiation, without It is therefore very likely that everything is finally forgotten and pipelines remain 'sine die' in its current location, and with them, the risks involved intact. "
Therefore, this council has signed a proposal that will be discussed in the corresponding regular plenary to April, "with which we try that the City purchase commitments, minimal but inexcusable in monitoring and revitalization of claim in relation with this infrastructure. "
Specifically, "we want a municipal Committee, participated by representatives of the Corporation and ciezana civil society to monitor the actions related to oil pipelines Cenajo is constituted, would be composed of different political groups and representatives of the integrated into the Platform in Defence of the Segura River "social organizations.
According to the text of the IU-green initiative, "the full City Council authorize the Commission to be interested, representing local ciezana Corporation, on any matter relating to oil pipelines and Cenajo before any institutional or administrative authority, and before the own company Repsol, to meet with any public or private positions were necessary either concrete proposals in order to contribute to the fulfillment of the agreement of the Regional Assembly of October 8. "
The Commission would be empowered, also, "to propose and promote, where appropriate, actionable awareness or coordination with other municipalities on this issue, and would report periodically to the plenary of the efforts and actions undertaken and their outcome."
Source: IU-verdes Cieza