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The state will dispose of six dangerous landfills

The ministries will be able to use EU money.

Illustrative stock photo(Source: SME - Tibor Somogyi)

The state will take care of six dangerous landfills that pose a risk to the environment. The Environment and Defence Ministries should secure their disposal by using money from EU funds, the government decided at its November 16 session.

The Environment Ministry should be responsible for disposing of the former landfill of industrial waste in Bratislava’s borough Vrakuňa. Solving this problem is a priority, said Minister László Sólymos, as reported by the TASR newswire.

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The ministry will also be responsible for the illegal landfills in Ružinov, Myjava and Komárno, while the Defence Ministry will remove the landfills in Martin and Sliač, TASR wrote.

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