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Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Toxic Mess

As The Guardian reports today oil trader Trafigura has been fined €1 million for attempting to transport toxic waste to Ivory Coast in 2006. Trafigura had initially chartered the ship Probo Koala, used to transport hundreds of tonnes of chemical slops to Amsterdam, in July 2006. When told it would have to pay the clean-up costs,