Unwanted Garbage of the Khian Sea in Gonaives

On September 5, 1986, it left Philadelphia, carrying 14,855 tons of tons of ash. The city, desperately short of landfill space, had earlier tried to get rid of the garbage by paying neighboring states to take it. The barge headed for a island in the Bahamas owned by the Amalgamated Shipping Company, which had agreed to take […]

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