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Toxic contamination in floods threatens population

Press release | 15 August, 2002 at 0:00

 

Cholera and chlorine

Publication | 13 March, 1998 at 0:00

Was the 1991 cholera outbreak in Peru the result of thediscontinuation of chlorine disinfection of water supplies?

Dodgy deals and irresponsible care

Feature story | 16 March, 2004 at 0:00

A recently leaked document has revealed the secret plans of the American Chemistry Council to trash anti-pollution laws in California. The internal memo, a proposal from PR firm Nichols-Dezenhall, outlines tactics such as the creation of phoney...

Russian government pledges to save Lake Baikal

Press release | 1 August, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today cautiously welcomed a statement put forth by Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Kasyanov, stating that Lake Baikal, one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, needs to be protected from the impact of the Baikalsk Pulp and Paper Mill...

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of...

Feature story | 21 February, 2002 at 0:00

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of medical waste incineration.

The Turkish authorities have refused the toxic ship

Feature story | 9 May, 2002 at 0:00

The Turkish authorities have refused the toxic ship "Sea Beirut" entry to the Aliaga scrapyard having been warned of its approach by Greenpeace activists.

A slow motion chemical disaster

Feature story | 22 August, 2003 at 0:00

Agent Orange should be a cautionary tale from the past. Containing some of the most toxic chemicals known to man it was sprayed it over huge areas - creating a toxic legacy for those people exposed. The Spolana factory in the Czech Republic...

Corporate criminals arrested in Italy

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 0:00

In a warning to all irresponsible companies, Italian authorities recently arrested 18 executives and managers of the Italian chemicals firm, Enichem. The company was discovered to be pouring deadly toxic waste directly into the environment with...

PVC Free Future

Publication | 12 August, 2001 at 0:00

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