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Morley boosts Able's plan to scrap ghost ships

By Greg PitcherThe chances of four decaying US navy ships being recycled in Hartlepool rose significantly this week after Able UKs attempt was backed by Elliot Morley.The Environment Minister told the House of Commons that scrapping the vessels where they are docked on Teesside is best for the environment.Ables controversial contract to recycle the potentially toxic ships appeared doomed when the high court ruled it did not have the relevant licences.