Cuevas Mayor opposes expropriations by thighed tortoise.

The mayor of Cuevas del Almanzora, Antonio Fernández Liria, He expressed his absolute rejection to the announcement of the Ministry of Development, by which public information is subjected to, in order expropriations, Countervailing Measures Project Mediterranean High Speed ​​Corridor Murcia-Almeria.

The mayor has expressed its disagreement with the draft expropriation of more than 500 It has to "affects more than 200 owners of our town, with serious damage to their homes, agricultural activity and economic development of the area ".

The session "take all necessary legal measures at its disposal to stop this expropriation procedure, as neither they have been environmentally assessed the impact on turtle habitat Mulberry, or the interests of the primary sector are reconciled ".

Fernandez announced in this regard that "presented an alternative plan that does not affect the neighbors and to ensure habitat turtle dwells". In addition a "written statement will be presented in order to halt this process, since there is shown that this new site has undergone an environmental impact ".