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Major merchandise ports [and likely waste transit points]
Unscrupulous waste trade became a serious concern in the 1980s due to three converging factors: increasing amounts of hazardous waste; inadequate processing plants; and stricter regulations in the developed world with growing environmental awareness. Managing special waste streams
properly became expensive, apparently too costly for some. Filthy shipments started travelling round the world.
15 Dec 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay