Monte Kali von Wathlingen

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  • Wildrocker 🌍

    K + S wants to cover the mountain by 2040, greening, widening and increasing by almost 20 meters; An application to the State Office for Mining is being prepared. The chemical company from Kassel has announced 100 to 400 truck journeys a day to the citizens of neighboring villages - for around 20 years! A large part of the cover should consist of rubble, which is loaded with heavy metals such as lead and mercury and other substances of concern.
    Source: HAZ 2016
    From a distance with the right light something impressive, but you drive closer it is a stain!

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    • June 10, 2017

  • Manuuu

    As Monte Kali, Kaliberg or Kalimanjaro are colloquially referred to several waste dumps in Germany, which consist of overburden of potash production. They represent an ecological problem because salts and heavy metals are washed out by precipitation and pollute soils, groundwater and surface waters in the environment.

    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monte_Kali#List

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    • June 3, 2018

  • Jenny

    The future of the mountain is still in dispute. Recently, residents favor again the shipment of the heap underground. However, this does not cost K + S money, but costs it. The "greening" with debris, excavation and slightly contaminated waste would be very lucrative for the company

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    • February 26, 2018

  • Reinah

    Piles of impressive size

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    • November 17, 2018

  • Outside

    Kali waste dump at Wathlingen

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    • August 5, 2016

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Location: Wathlingen, Celle, Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony, Germany

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