European Business - ITALY AND THE ECO-MAFIA - Starting in the '80s, criminal groups began winning contracts to haul off toxic factory sludge -- Battery acid, lead, mercury, and more. But they never bothered to treat the waste or otherwise dispose of it properly. Instead, they illegally dumped their still-poisonous cargo, and even passed it off as fertilizer, which was then spread on tens of ...
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Business week : BW. - New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ISSN 0007-7135, ZDB-ID 2402762. - 2003 (27.01.), p. 16-19