United Silicon in Helguvík on the Reykjanes peninsula has faced a lot of citicism for polluting the area.

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Minister for the Environment, Björt Ólafsdóttir.

Minister for Environment concerned about United Silicon situation

30 Aug 2017 Minister for the Environment, Björt Ólafsdóttir calls the situation in Reykjanes due to the United Silicon silicon plant pollution "a grave situation."

Nurse Eygló Anna Tómasdóttir wants her four children to enjoy the right again to breathe clean, fresh air.

Pollution woke locals up last night

29 Aug 2017 Pollution from United Silicon in Helguvík woke up locals in Reykjanesbær last night who had to shut their windows.

Crowds attended the meeting of Reykjanes locals last night. One of them wore a mask to state his point.

Reykjanes locals outraged over United Silicon pollution

25 Aug 2017 "I couldn't care less about billions and millions," said Eygló Anna Tómasdóttir, inhabitant of Reykjanesbær at a meeting of locals last night to discuss pollution from the United Silicon plant. "We're going to stop this plant whatever the cost."

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