THE WASTELAND ON FIRE

Waste disposal site fire in Jastrzębie-Zdrój | KMP Jastrzębie

Changes in Polish law, introduced after critical wave of burning landfills in 2018, made illegal storage of waste more difficult, but old fraudulent schemes are still in place. Despite increased controls, arrests and high penalties, the cat-and-mouse game between notorious toxic waste handlers and authorities continues. As local governments struggle to find funding for clean-ups, […]

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