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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...

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?

PVC Free Future

Publication | 12 August, 2001 at 0:00

Toxic contamination in floods threatens population

Press release | 15 August, 2002 at 0:00

 

Dioxin - Closer than you think!

Feature story | 20 December, 2004 at 0:00

The deadly chemical dioxin has hit the headlines with the alledged poisoning of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yuschenko. What doesn't often make the news is the fact that dioxin pollution is far more widespread than political poisonings.

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...

Plastics industry loses out

Feature story | 20 February, 2003 at 0:00

Many companies, when challenged by us, seek to silence questions through the court rather than provide answers. Production and use of the plastic, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is harmful to people and the environment in many ways. Two of Europe's...

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...

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.

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