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Italy given final warning over illegal and uncontrolled waste sites

The European Commission has issued Italy with a final written warning for operating illegal and uncontrolled waste disposal sites across the country.Unless Italy moves rapidly to close and clean up these sites the EC could take Italy to the European Court of Justice and ask for fines to be imposed.Italy has also failed to comply with rules regarding the treatment of waste water.Environment commissioner Stavros Dimas said: Uncontrolled ...