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Ministers give thumbs down to Fiumicino airport expansion

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ROME – Environment Minister Sergio Costa said that he and Culture Minister Dario Franceschini have given the thumbs down to a plan to expand Rome’s Fiumicino airport.

The ministers have signed a decree expressing a negative opinion of “Master Plan 2030” for the airport’s expansion with regards its failure to meet environmental compatibility criteria.

“The proposal to expand Fiumicino airport would have impacted in a major way on the Rome coast nature reserve, breaching a series of restrictions,” Costa said in a statement.

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