The EU’s first ‘ecocide’ trial: toxic chemicals found in French homes

The EU’s first ‘ecocide’ trial: toxic chemicals found in French homes

Carcinogen chemical trichloroethylene was detected in Grézieu-La-Varenne in 2019. The discovery came after a resident found a viscous, foul-smelling liquid in her backyard. A search discovered that traces of the chemical were 800 times the legally acceptable limit.