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LONT: ENVIRONMENT: London 2012 Olympic Games: Canal barge plans 'failing'

Questions have been raised about London's boast that the 2012 Olympics would be the "greenest" ever. a sizeable proportion of the Games' massive budget has been spent dredging waterways, to help move materials to the Olympic site. The plan was for up to a thousand tonnes a day to go by barge. But the amount of business so far is only a trickle compared with what was promised.

Programme:ITV London Tonight
Reporter:Simon Harris
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ENGLAND: London: Bromley-by-Bow: EXT Various shots of newly-constructed Three Mills Lock at Prescott Channel Reporter to camera City Hall: INT Jenny Jones (Green: London Assembly) interview SOT Tilbury Docks: EXT Barges and tugs moored in canal basin Roger Mutton (Green Barge Company) interview SOT Stratford: Canal running next to Olympic Park construction site Lorry arriving at Olympic Park construction site INT John Dowdwell (Inland Waterways Advisory Council) interview SOT EXT Train tracks running alongside Olympic Park construction site Richard Jackson (Olympic Delivery Authority) interview SOT Bromley-by-Bow: British Waterways launch boat through Three Mills Lock...

ENGLAND: London: Bromley-by-Bow: EXT Various shots of newly-constructed Three Mills Lock at Prescott Channel Reporter to camera City Hall: INT Jenny Jones (Green: London Assembly) interview SOT Tilbury Docks: EXT Barges and tugs moored in canal basin Roger Mutton (Green Barge Company) interview SOT Stratford: Canal running next to Olympic Park construction site Lorry arriving at Olympic Park construction site INT John Dowdwell (Inland Waterways Advisory Council) interview SOT EXT Train tracks running alongside Olympic Park construction site Richard Jackson (Olympic Delivery Authority) interview SOT Bromley-by-Bow: British Waterways launch boat through Three Mills Lock

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