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Protests against mussels.
Protests against mussels. / SUR

Junta withdraws Costa Tropical mussel project

  • Almuñécar mayor believes it is the right decision

The Junta de Andalucía has withdrawn its plans for mussel beds off the coast of Almuñécar and La Herradura. After months of protests by local companies and the town hall, mayor of Almuñécar, Trinidad Herrera, announced the decision on Tuesday. She said, “from a tourism and environmental point of view, we believe this withdrawal was fundamental.”