Archive for February, 2004

Feb 10 2004
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Alcoa and the Icelandic Government Taken to Court


Hjörleifur Guttormsson
10 February 2004

This morning a case was filed in the Reykjavík District Court, brought by natural scientist Hjörleifur Guttormsson, resident of the district Fjarðabyggð in East Iceland, against the multinational aluminium conglomerate Alcoa and the Icelandic Ministers of the Environment and Finance, concerning the proposed aluminium smelter in Reyðarfjörður, East Iceland. Supreme Court Attorney Atli Gíslason will prosecute the case on behalf of the plaintiff.

News release – PDF file