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Greenpeace: China acknowledges ‘cancer villages’, unveils ‘breakthrough’ chemical plan

Press release | 24 February, 2013 at 14:16

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

Utmost faith in corporations? You must be kidding me!

Blog entry by Nandikesh Sivalingam | 3 December, 2014 1 comment

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas tragedy, the deadliest in human history. The aftereffects continue to haunt the Bhopalis even after the victims’ 3rd generation has been born.

Polluted Oranges in China

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 14:43

25 May 2010 - Liuyang City, China. A local villager holds several polluted oranges. All the fruits, vegetables, crops and water in the area are inedible. Xianghe Chemical Plant was built in 2004 near Shuangqiao Village of Liuyang City. The air...

Toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 13:44

07 October 2010 - Hungary. The rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in Western Hungary caused a massive flood of toxic sludge, affecting fields, canals and seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

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