On November 20th, 2004, the Catalan TV channel 'TV3' informed that the
District Attorney of the Environment had instituted proceedings on
its own initiative to investigate whether AENA was committing a constant
noise pollution crime against public health.
District Attorney investigates noise pollution (Video)
(November 20th, 2004)
year later, the police has finished the preliminary proceedings
and the conclusions are overwhelming:
is proved that AENA is responsible for a crime against natural
resources and the environment, a crime which is defined
in article 325 of the penal code, with a presumed violation of
the following rights: the right to enjoy an adequate environment
for the development of the people, the right to the protection
of health, the right to intimacy and the right to well being and
to a quality life for the citizens of Gavà Mar.
of documents that justify these persuasive conclusions:
Pictures of planes approaching before landing on the third runway.
The police has carried out acoustic measurements and the results obtained
do not agree with the information provided by AENA.
Environmental Impact Report ('EIA')
was supposed to be transcribed in the Environmental Impact Declaration
('DIA') but AENA removed the last
31 pages of the 97-page report. This last part clearly warned about
the consequences the construction of the third runway would have for
of the conclusions drawn from the medical reports carried out
in Gavà Mar: