The Water Patrol Expedition is a series of high-profile events that will showcase the Water Patrol working with communities and the different publics to highlight the fact that the public is exposed to hazardous chemicals in their environment through the water without their knowledge. The twin messages of the expedition are:

  • Eliminate hazardous chemicals; and
  • The public has the right to know.

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Deadly asbestos exported to Asia

Feature story | June 19, 2003 at 6:00

Asbestos is cleaned from buildings in Europe because of the hazards to human health. But Europe still exports asbestos to Asia in the form of old ships full of hazardous waste which are scrapped on beaches by unprotected workers. We are acting to...

Hidden Poison in Our Homes

Press release | April 30, 2003 at 6:00

A new research released today shows that dust collected from homes across Europe contains substantial amounts of hazardous chemicals, some of them linked to cancer. The Greenpeace report Consuming Chemicals [1] reveals that homes are contaminated...

Chemical consumers?

Feature story | April 30, 2003 at 6:00

Maybe you live in a nice house, with a sparkling bathroom, comfy carpet, air that smells of alpine meadows and lovely polished surfaces? Well next time you buy polish, shampoo, detergent, toys for your kids or a new television you could also be...

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