An environmental organization is questioning the legitimacy of a meeting held Saturday in Limón
The environmental ministry’s Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental held the session to present findings on a proposed $1 billion container handling facility in nearby Moín. But the meeting was adjourned earlier than expected because some of the spectators were becoming rowdy. The project is controversial.
A press release cited the opinion of Álvaro Sagot, a lawyer, who said that the situation was not suitable for the presentation, and the delivery of information.
The release is called for a repeat of the meeting. APM Terminals is the Dutch firm that plans to build the facility as a concession.
Environmentalists oppose it because of the impact on the area.