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Mývatn

Sewage Treatments Concerns at Mývatn Hotels

It could prove necessary to close hotels around Mývatn if no progress is made soon with regard to sewage treatment, according to the chairman of the regional health and safety committee. He is calling upon the national government to invest in infrastructure to protect Lake Mývatn and Laxá river...

Construction.

Bank Boss Hails Low-Debt Growth

There is high demand for credit in the banking system in Iceland and levels of investment have increased, according to director of Íslandsbanki, Birna Einarsdóttir. She says that society finds itself in a very different place today than in 2007, before the banking crash.

Protected Building Demolished Without Permission

Contractors this week demolished Exeter House, on Tryggvagata in Reykjavík, against planning rules. All work on the site has been stopped and the City of Reykjavík is likely to report the demolition to the police for criminal investigation. The chairman of the planning committee describes the...

Keflavík International Airport

Iceland Expects 1.73 Million Tourists

According to updated projections by Isavia, the company which runs Keflavík International Airport, 6.7 million passengers will go through the airport this year, RÚV reports.

Jökulsárlón

Restroom Plans Go down the Drain

A disagreement between landowners and business owners by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon prevents them from putting up badly needed restroom facilities at the location.

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