In the south of Italy, a major corruption trial is underway that pits a local community against Europe’s biggest steelworks – the Ilva plant in Taranto.
The pollution from the plant is so bad that it’s been officially blamed for the deaths of almost 400 local residents, and the former owners of the company are being accused of crimes against public safety.
But the steelworks are an economic lifeline for the local community posing a real dilemma.
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