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Greenpeace spokesman on PCBs

Title
Greenpeace spokesman on PCBs
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
10 Aug 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:03:24
Description
Simon Bowden reports on the decision of port managers at Tilbury docks in Essex to refuse to unload a cargo of toxic waste. The ruling came after protests by Greenpeace activists. The Russian ship, the Khudozhnik Saryan was forced to return to Canada with its load of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Includes interview with Michael Manolson, Greenpeace in Canada; Charlie Kronick, Greenpeace sailor. Broadcast on LBC AM programme.
Contributors
Simon Bowden; Michael Manolson; Charlie Kronick
Keywords
Dangerous materials; UK; Political protests; Great Britain; Canada; Demonstrations; England; Environment; Greenpeace; Essex; Toxic waste; Tilbury docks; Polychlorinated biphenyls; PCBs

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