Four 'Toxic' Ships Free to Sail to UK
By Mark Sage, PA News in New York
The first four vessels in a toxic "ghost fleet" of former US Navy ships were today free to leave US waters bound for Britain following a court ruling.
A judge in Washington last night said the four ships could sail to Teesside for scrapping, after rejecting, in part, a restraining application filed by environmentalists.
Marcello Mollo, a lawyer at the environmental legal firm Earthjustice, said he believed the ships could be on their way to Teesside this morning
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