Turkey Book Talk

Zeynep Şentek on industry and politics in environmental ‘disaster zone’ Dilovası

November 5, 2019

Zeynep Şentek on the environment, public health and politics in Dilovası, a heavily polluted industrial district near Istanbul. Şentek is among the reporters of a recent Black Sea.EU article on a "public health disaster zone" where dangerous chemicals are belched into the air, cancer rates are reportedly above average, and locals suffer from severe respiratory conditions.

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