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Maersk Oil given eight injunctions for 450 tons of radioactive waste

Denmark's authorities criticize Maersk for illegal proceedings involving tons of radioactive waste in Danish city Esbjerg.

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Maersk did not properly handle approximately 450 tons of radioactive waste, which the company placed in temporary storage in the city of Esbjerg in Denmark, states the Danish Health Authority's Radiation Protection department according to the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR).

According to DR, the Danish Health Authority has issued Maersk with eight injunctions in the case since 2016.

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