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No Arguments against Oil Refinery in West Fjords?

According to a preliminary study undertaken by the Association of Local Authorities in the West Fjords there are no arguments against constructing a planned oil refinery either in Arnarfjördur fjord or Dýrafjördur fjord.

According to Adalsteinn Óskarsson, managing director of the association, the next step is for Icelandic Hi-Tech Industry, the company behind the project, to choose a location, ruv.is reports.

The Association of Local Authorities in the West Fjords has thus completed its part in the decision-making process in relation to the project, but plans to present the results of its study to the public in the beginning of next year.

An environmental impact assessment has yet to be undertaken.

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