Pumice Mine Confiscated on Lipari

The Pumice Mine belonging to the Pumex Society on Lipari has been confiscated Friday September 1st by the authorities with the accusation of illegal pumice mining. This seems to be the end of a long enduring story and political struggle between ambientalists who want to stop the mining following the Unesco instructions and thoose wanting to save the work of the Aeolian miners.

The Mining Area in July 2007

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