TITLE

European funds `demolish' the environment

AUTHOR(S)
MacKenzie, D.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;2/15/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1808, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on protests by environmental organizations over the way the European Community spends structural funds. Announcement by Jacques Delors, president of the European Commission, of a planned increase in funds over the next five years; Examples of environmental destruction; Successful projects.
ACCESSION #
9203023730

 

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