Published On: Fri, Jun 29th, 2018

Almost a quarter of the population suffers from refinery’s stench

oil refineryWILLEMSTAD - Oil Refinery Isla is doing whatever it wants. This is according to the environmental organization SMOC on the basis of the National Health Survey Curaçao last year.

Twenty-five percent of those surveyed suffer from the stench in the industrial area of Schottegat.

According to SMOC, the emissions of the Isla in 2017 increased by equal numbers. In the neighborhoods under the smoke, more than 80 percent say that they suffer from the Isla refinery.

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