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UK dumps 1,400 tonnes of hazardous waste in Brazil, according to media reports

According to media reports, Brazilian authorities are investigating the discovery of 64 containers of hazardous UK waste, which were found at three of its ports.The BBC has reported that apparently 1,400 tonnes of waste including batteries, syringes, condoms, nappies and hospital waste - such as bags full of blood - has been found in the port of Santos and two other ports in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul.The UK Environment Agency has ...