Inside Britain’s hidden acid tar lagoons

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Inside Britain’s hidden acid tar lagoons” – below is their description.

    Across the UK, thousands of tonnes of toxic waste is leaking into the countryside – the legacy of the 1960s when dumping tar was legal.

    Sky News has investigated just how corrosive these pits are – and why nothing is being done about them.

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    This interesting report from Sky News suggested that many more acid tar lagoons exist in the UK than the official agency, the Environment Agency, reported. It also concluded with an example of a successful cleanup project.

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