Rémi Luttenbacher: “The volume of Gamsenried is 15 to 20 times greater than that of Bonfol”

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Over the years, Valais continues to discover an industrial heritage that it would have done well without. In the German-speaking part of the canton, the presence of Lonza generated the worst pollution with mercury in Switzerland, but also that with benzidine, this carcinogenic substance which escapes from the Gamsenried landfill, used by the Basel group for six decades to store its chemical production residues there. Responsible for Lonza’s environmental projects, Rémi Luttenbacher assures us that the Basel group will assume its environmental responsibilities. Interview.

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