- 19 Jul 2016 9:00 AM
The opposition Dialogue for Hungary (PM) party complained that the event produces major noise and air pollution, impinging on the right of local citizens to a healthy environment. It said the Red Bull company sought out “cheap venues all over the world” to promote its energy drink.
In Budapest “they are charged 10% of the [usual] fee and have access to a world heritage site” for the race each year.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.
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