Europe's Black Market Dumping Problem
Across Europe, the waste business is booming. Because of tight regulations enacted by the European Union in 1994, proper waste disposal in European landfills or faraway dumping grounds has become prohibitively expensive. Enter the black-market trash brokers, who have taken to "port hopping" - moving toxic rubbish along the line of least resistance to underregulated areas in Africa or Asia.
Thanks to Chris Steins