The European Commission will refer Greece to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for failing to rehabilitate a landfill on the island of Zakynthos as previously ordered by the Court. While the landfill has not been operational for more than five years, it has been nearly a decade since the Court found that the landfill did not comply with requirements of EU environmental legislation and needed to be closed and rehabilitated, the Commission announced last week as part of its monthly "infringements package". The site is located within a Natura 2000 site protected area. According to the environmental organisation Greenpeace, the waste site threatens an important nesting area for loggerhead turtles....
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