Taranto

ILVA steel works given five days to close polluting units

Environment minister promises 'swift' solution

ILVA steel works given five days to close polluting units

(ANSA) - Taranto, October 8 - Prosecutors in this Puglia city have ordered its ILVA steel plant to close its five most-polluting units within five days. Managers at ILVA are trying to keep the plant open despite previous orders to close departments. The high-profile case has pitted environmental concerns due to high cancer rates against a local need for jobs. Environment mInister Corrado Clini on Monday promised a "swift" solution with help from the European Union.

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