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Italy rapped for trash

EU inspectors touring the rubbish-strewn streets of Naples said yesterday that Italy had failed to make good on pledges to solve the city’s chronic garbage crisis and warned EU funds would be frozen until it did.

ROME – EU inspectors touring the rubbish-strewn streets of Naples said yesterday that Italy had failed to make good on pledges to solve the city’s chronic garbage crisis and warned EU funds would be frozen until it did.

More than 10,000 tons of trash have piled up in and around Italy’s third biggest city as available dumps are near saturation point, and the only existing incinerator is still not working at full capacity.

 
 
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