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Islands largely clean, but for fear of more debris
The beaches of Schiermonnikoog and Terschelling are largely clean, notify the municipalities of both Islands. But for how long is the question.

tomorrow is the help on the island of Schiermonnikoog no longer necessary, says mayor Ineke van Gent. Many volunteers, professionals, and soldiers today have a large part of the beach is stripped from the washed-up stuff and mess. There is 220 tons of clean up.

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The beach of Terschelling is in accordance with the municipality now also reasonably clean, says Marjolein Izeboud, spokesman of the municipality of Terschelling. Volunteers have today already more than a hundred large bags of rubbish, each estimated to be between 5 and 15 kilo of cleaned up. In the dunes of Terschelling was mainly a lot of styrofoam and in the night from Friday to Saturday was also a new debris washed ashore.

We fear that in the coming week, where a lot debris washes ashore

Marjoram Izeboud

On the island of Terschelling for tomorrow also no cleaning actions are planned, but that is not to say that the stocking off. “That seems to be now positive, but we are watching with fear and trembling to Tuesday. Is there a north-west wind and spring tides are predicted. We fear that there a lot of debris washes ashore,” says Marjolein Izeboud, spokesman of the municipality of Terschelling. “Also in the (near) future, therefore, we probably would like to call on you,” says Van Gent. the

Environmental organisations, The North sea, the wadden sea society, the World wildlife fund and the national trust fear that the cleaning of the beaches still be weeks, or longer, can last. They will as much as possible to help, but they count on “action and coordination” of the government. The Royal Army continues through tomorrow afternoon on the island of Schiermonnikoog. They take the hard-to-reach places for their account.

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