- Posted January 25, 2014 by
Bradashesh , residents oppose the construction of the fertilizer
According to residents , the government of Prime Minister Edi Rama has approved the project of the Metallurgic Dampës . Elbasan Metallurgical Combine has been the biggest polluter in Albania and the Balkans . Due to environmental pollution , tens of people have died from the incurable cancer .
Construction of garbage in this area is considered as the second death for residents . As well located near residential areas , new areas of fertilizers is located adjacent to Shkumbinit River . Village Balëz of this municipality are also deposited several tons of cyanide collected from across the country .
Residents have threatened to escalate protests if the government does not cancel the project . Elbasan counts 150 thousand inhabitants.