People tell me that emission reporting is routinely fiddled in Barcelona, as is monitoring by local authorities, and the true location of Spanish polluters–crucial for studying health effects–seems to be vague at best, but this (quite old) collection for GE gives us a handy way of discovering interesting stuff like, oh, the Gonvarri metal treatment plant near Castellbisbal on the Llobregat was delivering 382kg of zinc and compounds annually to water, from which I assume a small quantity makes its way into the water you drink in down-town Barcelona. Pic of part of the neighbouring Celsa facilities (CO2 to air = 162,000,000kg, cadmium and compounds to water = 252kg) here.
- Foundry extension near Castellbisbal
This is Celsa‘s bigger, badder steel recycling plant on the Castellbisbal side of the Llobregat, taken from the train on the
- Having your glass of water and drinking it
Coverage of the Barcelona water crisis in yesterday’s Vanguardia was a standard victimist litany: Our consumption per capita is low compared to
- inquisition manual
Normally I’ll read any kind of rubbish, but this has got me defeated and puzzled. It’s a collection of instructions dating
Spanish wine producers have caught the marketing bug, which usually goes hand in hand with pouring loads of oak chips into
- How many penguins can you fit in the Generalitat de Cataloonia’s London embassy?
The Emperor Wu says that small office space is fetching around €650/mÂ² pa on Fleet Street at the moment, so €37,200