El Periódico de Catalunya 3/11/2004

Trobades restes radioactives i de metalls als llacs del Pirineu

A report on the levels of pollutants in lakes and rivers of Catalunya elaborated by scientists of the CSIC, the University of Barcelona (UB) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) for the Department of Environment of the Generalitat de Catalunya revealed that the sediments of lakes in the Pyrenees contain metals and radionuclides of human origin. Majors of several towns in the area have expressed concern and urged a meeting with the Head of the Department of Environment.

Aué 3/8/2002

 Era UB premanís un projècte tà estudiar 5 estanhs deth Pirenèu.

Conselh Generau e UB coopèren entà contarotlar es aigües d'Aran

 The EMERGE project, in which LOOP participated, ended. EMERGE was funded by the European Commission, and among other objectives, it aimed to investigate the impact of airborne pollutants on alpine lakes. Sediments from over 390 lakes in all european ranges showed the extent of pollution by metals and organic chemicals in high mountains. An agreement between the Conselh Generau d'Aran and the University of Barcelona has been signed to monitor the impacts of the works of the new tunnel of Vielha on the Nere and Conangles streams.

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