Illegal discharge changed to solar park in Sainte-Baume regional park, France

Landsat-5 TM acquired on 12 July 2003
Landsat-5 TM acquired on 04 April 2008
Sentinel-2 MSI acquired on 30 March 2021
Author(s): Sentinel Vision team, VisioTerra, France -
Keyword(s): Infrastructure, pollution, discharge, green energy, renewables, road, France.
Fig. 1 - S2 (30.03.2021) - Toulon lies in South-East France, along the Côte d'Azur.
Fig. 2 - S2 (30.03.2021) - A large 3km tunnel has been digged between 1993 & 2002 and 2007 & 2014 to alleviate trafic jams in Toulon.
Fig. 3 - Landsat-5 (12.07.2003) - View of the site before it became an illegal discharge.
312 000 T of tunneling wastes have been dumped by a big construction group in a field located in Sainte-Baume regional park.
Fig. 4 - Landsat-5 (04.04.2008) - It now forms a 20m high, 22 ha plateau. At least two other sites have faced similar fate.
The land owner illegally collected 200 000€ for accepting these wastes on his land and was only fined 6000€ by the justice.
Fig. 5 - S2 (30.03.2021) - Improper to vegetation growth, it has then been sold and transformed as a solar panel field.