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Swimming in Chemicals

Publication | 25 August, 2010 at 4:00

For many years there has been growing concern over the manufacture and use of hazardous chemicals, and over the presence of many of these chemicals in the environment as a result of their release from industrial sources or from products that the...

Water Sample Collection in Thailand

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 16:43

10 August 2010 - Thailand. Greenpeace Water Patrol activists, wearing protective suits, collect samples of sediments from Samrong canal, which is located in an industrial district in Samutprakan province, 40 kilometres south of Bangkok. The...

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...

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...

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