Havens for environmental pollution

Other Names:
Havens for hazardous products

Certain countries have little legislation regulating actions which are considered as hazardous to the environment in others. Many countries have legal loopholes permitting some forms of pollution. Many others, even where there is legislation against such pollution, are lax in the implementation of the law. Others are prepared to create exceptions, especially if this is in their financial interest.

Narrower Problems:
Export of hazardous industries
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST