José Eduardo Illueca has issued a press release to inform the actions being carried out from its council following the masses of smoke that have appeared this weekend in Valle del Segura.
First, Illueca proceeded to "differentiate episodes of burning stubble and trimmings that is what we are now doing massive farmers burning straw alpacas to prevent frost. The accumulation and concentration of fumes toxins ", he explained the municipal representative," are very different in each of the cases, without downplaying the fumes were published in recent days. "
On the other hand, he noted that "competition in the monitoring and control of air pollution is the Autonomous Community, which does not mean that the City will avoid the problem in this regard has clarified that it is the will of this council by ordinance regulate the issue of the burning of straw alpacas. "
For this, he said the mayor, "has launched a line of work from the Department of Environment which will give voice to both environmental groups and farmers of Cieza, without whose commitment is impossible to advance in the conclusion of a problem of great concern to ciezanos ".
Illueca reported that "first was requested of the Autonomous Community's presence in the city of Mobile Unit makes measurements of air pollution in order to have real and reliable data on pollution from the burning of pruning and stubble, and talk with concrete data. "
And that "has also been requested as quickly as possible meeting with the heads of Environmental Quality, which are those with skills in this area, to plantearles the problem and progress being resolved. And an important aspect is that we have with protocols for massive clouds of smoke when they occur and it is they who have to establish them. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza