Smuggling Networks and the Black Market in Ozone Depleting Substances

Hazardous Waste and Pollution

Author/s (editor/s):

Lorraine Elliott

Publication year:

2016

Publication type:

Book chapter

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Springer International

Published in Tanya Wyatt, ed., Hazardous Waste and Pollution: Detecting and Preventing Green Crimes, Heidelberg: Springer International, 2016, pp. 45-60.

This chapter examines the illegal trade in ozone depleting substances. It provides an overview of the main components of the trade with a discussion of the chemicals involved and an analysis of the drivers of the trade and the patterns of illegal ozone supply chains. It concludes with some thoughts on the nature of smuggling networks and those involved in the illicit trade.

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