Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/In-north-west-Spain--Greenpeace-activists-block-the-discharge-from-ENCE--the-National-Pulp-and-Paper-Mill--into-the-Pontevedra-estuary--27MZIFUJTXD.htmlConceptually similarENCE (National Pulp and Paper Mill) , Pontevedra Estuary, Galicia, NW Spain. Greenpeace action to block the discharge pipe which releases toxic waste including mercury and organochlorines (one of whicGP01AVQCompleted★★★★Greenpeace activists blocking the discharge from ENCE pulp and paper mill, Pontevedra, north west Spain. ENCE discharges into the Pontevedra estuary.GP0GKCCompleted★★★★National Pulp and paper Mill (ENCE), Pontevedra Estuary,Galicia, NW Spain. View of the plant.GP0DI7Completed★★★★ENCE pulp and paper factory discharge into Ria de Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. The building in the background is a school.GP05ZWCompleted★★★★Pulp & Paper Action in SpainGP0XFHCompleted★★★★Pulp & Paper Action in SpainGP0BZLCompleted★★★★Pulp & Paper Action in SpainGP01DALCompleted★★★★★★Pulp & Paper Action in SpainGP017JPCompleted★★★★Women returning from collecting cockles from sand contaminated by the ENCE pulp and paper plant discharge. Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain.GP02ZKCompleted★★★★View AllGP0KN4In north-west Spain, Greenpeace activists block the discharge from ENCE, the National Pulp and Paper Mill, into the Pontevedra estuary.In north-west Spain, Greenpeace activists block the discharge from ENCE, the National Pulp and Paper Mill, into the Pontevedra estuary. From here, ENCE annually discharges over 300kg of mercury and 7000 tons of toxic organochlorine compounds, including dioxins which are the most carcinogenic compounds yet discovered.Locations:Europe, West Europe-Galicia-SpainDate:9 May, 1990Credit:© Greenpeace / Les GibbonMaximum size:2048px X 3072pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-KWCI (GPI)-Pulp and paper mills-Toxics (campaign title)-TradeShoot:ENCE Pulp and Paper Plant in Spain.