Flood Watch VI: Spolana stops production

This is one that I’ve been waiting for: iDNES is reporting that Spolana has stopped production at its Neratovice facility.

I’m pretty sure the Spolana facility is one of the biggest chemical plants in Central Europe, and in the 2002 floods it released tens of tons of chemicals into the Labe. Dioxin was among the chemicals Greenpeace later detected near the plant.
Why it’s taken them this long to stop production is still unknown to me. But hey, they’ve got 9,500 sandbags…

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