Sunday, May 17, 2009

Toxic Waste Dumped in Africa

There have been allegations of toxic waste being dumped in Somalia, which the Somalian Pirates have helped to expose.

Most likely there has been toxic waste dumped in many African countries. A law-suit in Europe regarding toxic wasted dumped in the Ivory Coast by a Dutch company is underway.

correction Trafigura is a Swiss Company. I am not sure why this is being tried in the U.K. I think it's because this court said they would take the case.

...waste that was illegally tipped on Ivory Coast's biggest city, Abidjan. A giant multinational is being sued in London's High Court by thousands of Africans who claim they were injured as a result.

BBC has an article and videos

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