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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English –

Source: Republic of France in French The French Republic has published the following statement: From 5 to 9 October 2020, the coastal port tug (RPC) Maïto of the Armed Forces in the Antilles (FAA) took part in an operation to combat fishing prohibited to Near the Martinique coast in the “chlordecone1” zone. This insecticide, used from 1972 to 1993 in Martinique and Guadeloupe to fight against the banana weevil, still today pollutes soils, rivers and its mouths into the sea, groundwater tables and associated ecosystems. . The Maïto recorded 22 traps and 4 longlines during its patrol, thus directly withdrawing from the market fishery products infected with this molecule, which is particularly harmful [1] for humans.

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