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Garbage Dumping / West Africa #116265

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Problems that industrialized ntns. have in dumping their garbage noted. Report introduced.

(No location given: Jerry King) Envtlists.' concern over poisoning of W. Africa by garbage dumping featured; details given, scenes shown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, garbage shipped to West Africa. Contract offer to nation of Guinea-Bissau described. [UN and British government advisor Dr. Jack BENTLEY - says W. African ntns. don't realize problems associate with waste dumping.] Greenpeace Fndn. noted proposing ban on shipment of toxic wastes.

Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry

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