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Response to written question from Eva Zetterberg (v)

Minister of Foreign Affairs – Anna Lindh Response to written question from Eva Zetterberg (v) June 30th 2000 Eva Zetterberg has asked me, referring to the health problems affecting the population in northern Chile due to hazardous waste, what measures the Swedish Government has taken to ensure that Swedish companies, whose activities have harmed people…


Shutting down a toxic trade

With nearly 100 countries on board, an international agreement which bans the exporting of toxic waste from developed to developing countries has entered into force. While this landmark move will help protect…


Swedish firm exported toxic waste to Chile

The tide is turning against the global toxic waste trade, as an appeal court in Sweden considers the plight of nearly 12,000 victims. The Swedish mining conglomerate Boliden began shipping toxic waste…