The federal mp and a municipal councillor in Huy Samuel Cogolati (Green) is concerned about the disappearance of the network of warning sirens for nuclear Seveso and considers that " this function of safety and warning cannot be effectively replaced by SMS messages of the system, BE-Alert, are Thursday The Free Belgium and The Last Hour.
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In an answer to congressman Green, the Interior minister Pieter De Crem (CD&V) has confirmed that the network of 570 sirens installed around the plants-risk Seveso and areas nuclear " was taken out of service at the end of 2018 ". "The central control has been withdrawn and it is no longer possible to use the sirens to alert the population, nor even to do tests," informs he. The entire network of sirens should be physically withdrawn in early 2022.Date Of Update: 23 July 2020, 06:35