Serious environmental offence
The Diario reports that yesterday the Forest Police identified a company responsible for an act illegal dumping, in the parish of Ponta do Pargo, in the municipality of Calheta.
This practise is considered a serious environmental offence. The case now follows the procedural steps.
Ponta do Pargo was recently featured on the youcouldtravel website under the headline How I Found The End Of The World
Madeira News app
Linked to this blog is an app, which was launched at the beginning of last year and has proved very popular. For those who missed it, it is repeated here, with a link in the sidebar to the app itself.
The app can be added to your tablet or smartphone home screen for immediate access, and pages load more quickly than viewed in a traditional browser. In addition, there is also the “Accelerated Mobile Pages” version of the website that has been available for a year or so. This cuts down on the overheads for mobile devices and makes viewing even more speedy. Full details here.