The debt-ridden government faces the prospect of huge daily fines from Brussels as regional authorities have failed to demolish dozens of makeshift landfills ahead of a European Commission deadline on Friday.Just the kind of help a debt sodden country needs to get its economy back on track.
Greece has been convicted twice by the European court for failing to meet European targets on waste management and now faces a penalty of hundreds of thousands of euros per day if it fails to destroy around 250 illegal landfills.
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
The EU Commission is referring Greece to the EU's Court of Justice for the incorrect application of Directive 2006/12/EC and the
Destroying the UK's Weekly Bin Collections Directive 1999/31/EC. The Kathimerini reports: