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Exposing the 'Toxic Danger' in Samrong canal.

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:07

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today called attention to the shocking extent of industrial pollution in Chao Phraya River’s Samrong canal located in an industrial district in Samutprakan province, 40 kilometres south of Bangkok, and warned...

Activists collect samples in Samrong Canal

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:22

The activists, wearing protective suits, collected samples of sediments from the canal and floated a buoy with the sign “Danger: Toxic”. On the bridge crossing Samrong Canal, volunteers displayed signs listing the toxic chemical contents of the...

Greenpeace Water Patrol take action

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:30

The Greenpeace Water Patrol has zero-ed in on Samrong canal as one example amongst the many factory-lined canals of Chao Phraya whose waters have become unsafe and unusable for the communities that live around it. There are more than 242...

Highlighting Thailand’s industrial poisons

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:38

“Greenpeace is putting the spotlight on Samrong canal to show the dismal failure of current pollution control measures in protecting Thailand’s water resources. The level of heavy metals contained in the sediments confirms that these chemicals...

Thailand's water quality standards ignored

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:48

Last month, Greenpeace revealed in a study that water samples collected from Samrong canal contained nonyl phenols, 2-Naphthalenamine and tri-iso-butyl phosphate (TiBP), the toxic chemicals used in the textile industry. The study also revealed...

Demanding change in Thailand's toxic waters

Image | 10 July, 2010 at 11:54

Greenpeace is demanding that the government stem this toxic overload by instituting a chemical disclosure system that is accessible to the public, and by bringing an end to the discharge of harmful effluents by factories into the environment...

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