Thailand's water quality standards ignored.

Photo | 10 August, 2010

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 high concentrations of heavy metals such as copper, lead, manganese, nickel and zinc, all exceeding Thai surface water quality standards by three and eight times.

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