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Lesotho / Hazardous Waste #941855

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 02, 2009
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(London: Sheila MacVicar) The investigation of the dumping of hazardous waste from a bluejeans factory in Lesotho in southern Africa featured; scenes shown from a municipal dump; details given about the resulting medical problems & about the strict codes for environmental responsibility. ["Sunday Times" correspondent Dan McDOUGALL†- says we found needles among the waste; comments on the bright blue waste water.] [Environmentalist John BUMASKA†- says it is polluting our land, air & water.] [GAP vice president Dan HENKLE†- says we conducted our own investigation.] A statement from Levi's quoted.

Mitchell, Russ;
MacVicar, Sheila

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