Rotterdam port is playing an increasingly important role in the trade in illegal waste disposal, the Volkskrant claims on Thursday, without quoting sources or figures.
According to a report by the Dutch environment ministry, 15% of waste transports within Europe break the law. In 9% the paperwork was wrong, in 6% of cases the transport itself was illegal.
Checks have been stepped up since the Probo Koala affair, in which tonnes of toxic waste were dumped in Ivory Coast.
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