In 1986, a ship named the Khian Sea set sail from Philadelphia carrying nearly 14,000 tons of toxic incinerator ash.' The ship was unable to dispose of the ash at her first destination, the Bahamian port of Ocean Cay. The ship then went to Honduras, Panama, and Guinea-Bisseau, only to be rejected.'
"The International Effort To Control The Transboundary Movement Of Hazardous Waste: The Basel And Bamako Conventions,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol2/iss1/5