After former employees and residents of Dordrecht now be concerned residents of Sliedrecht in action. They want to November 5th block the ports by truck.
They are tired of the chemical industry continues to emit hazardous substances in residential areas. "That company needs to Botlek. It does not belong here," said protester Van der Hell against RTV Rijnmond. He is one of the two initiators.
Or the continuing blockade is subject to authorization. According Sliedrechters it is a peaceful demonstration with banners and flyers.
DuPont is quite some time under fire. The Safety Board is conducting research into the company because it was leaking a toxic substance in August, which was published after six weeks. Then it came to formaldehyde, a carcinogen. The province did then return.
The labor inspectorate also does research because of the company's employees say they have become ill from working with C8, a substance used to make Teflon layer. Some former employees have worrisome blood values.
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