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Electrical waste heading to Ghana intercepted

Waste electrical equipment on its way to Ghana from the UK has been intercepted by the French authorities and sent back to the UK. The container carrying waste fridges, televisions and hi-fis was intercepted by at Le Havre while in transit in late 2005. Waste movements in and out of the UK are regulated by the Environment Agency (EA), and as the shipment had no valid paperwork it was recalled to the UK under the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste legislation. ...