Antena 1 found that it is not a landfill. A source from the Funchal City Council confirmed that the municipality has licensed an urban land redevelopment operation to the Sociedade Turística do Palheiro Golfe.
The project at Palheiro Golf will absorb part of the surface land of the excavation at where the new hospital is to be built.
Antena 1 has learned from another source linked to the process that the rest will be deposited in licensed landfills. And there is also a part of the excavation materials that will be used by the contractor.
The excavation and containment work on the new hospital begins on Monday.