Excavation for Terminal 3: fear-infested mounds in the forest as a permanent solution

The government Presidium on Wednesday residents in the vicinity of the Cargo City South of the airport an opportunity to make their concerns against a hall of t

Excavation for Terminal 3: fear-infested mounds in the forest as a permanent solution

The government Presidium on Wednesday residents in the vicinity of the Cargo City South of the airport an opportunity to make their concerns against a hall of the airport operator Fraport to raise, in the construction of the Terminal 3 of the incidental excavation is to be stored. The government Bureau coordinates the approval process according to the Immission control act. In the case of the authority, 140 objections were received, which are discussed in the Frankfurt authorities to the centre.

Helmut Swan

head of the Regional section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

F. A. Z.

according to research, the Material is charged among other things with polyfluorinated chemicals (PFC). The pollutants were apparently with extinguishing water into the soil. It must be permanently on a hazardous waste landfill stored. In the Cargo City is scheduled "floor storage" is intended to serve five years of intermediate storage. Currently, the mound of earth piled up in a former forest area in the district of Mörfelden-Walldorf.

Several teaspoons of it

The mayor Thomas Winkler (The Green) fears that the camp could be a solution to a duration, and thus a danger to the citizens of his city; PFC are considered a possible cause of cancer. A spokesman for the airport operator Fraport was quoted on Wednesday with the words, investigations of the earth have shown that adults may even eat several teaspoons of it, without that it can have health consequences for you.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 14:20

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