Greenpeace Says Protest Led Hong Kong To Detain Waste

From AFP:

Three containers with suspected toxic electronic from the United States were detained by Hong Kong inspectors after environmental activists boarded a cargo ship, a campaigner said Sunday.

The activists from Greenpeace placed a giant banner across three containers that said “Toxic Waste Not Welcomed Here” aboard a ship that was due to unload the containers in Hong Kong late Saturday.

The would then have been trucked to nearby Guangdong province in southern China, where it would have been dismantled, Edward Chan, a Greenpeace campaigner told AFP.

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June 15, 2008 11:02 PM
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