By Euro Weekly News Media • 14 July 2015 • 7:53
GREENPEACE awarded the Algarrobico beach in Carboneras the dubious honour of being the worst in Spain.“This stretch of coast of unequalled beauty has a 21-storey block of cement at its back. And this despite an unappealable ruling from the Supreme Court that the top 14 floors are illegal,” pronounced Greenpeace’s Spanish website.The Algarrobico case has dragged on since work on the almost-finished hotel was halted in 2005 although a definitive ruling on its legality or otherwise is expected from the Supreme Court this autumn.Meanwhile, Greenpeace placed the Algarrobico beach in company with the polluted Os Praceres beach in Pontevedra, the southern and south-eastern coast of Ibiza and Alicante beaches defaced by “macro-chiringuitos,” the huge beach bars now permitted by changes in the Coastal law.
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