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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Japan: Dioxin Pusher

Feature story | May 21, 2001 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stormed the headquarters of one of the world's largest financial institutions, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Ratchadamri road in Bangkok, Thailand to demand for the cancellation of loans towards dioxin...

RP chosen as pilot site for project to destroy toxic stockpiles

Press release | May 8, 2001 at 6:00

Efforts to solve the Philippines' problem of hazardous waste disposal got a big boost recently when the Global Environment Facility approved a UN-Ied project to set up environmentally safe non-incineration technologies to destroy stockpiles of...

Greenpeace urges Alvarez to block proposed exemptions to the Clean Air Act

Press release | April 11, 2001 at 6:00

The environmental action group Greenpeace today urged newly designated Environment Secretary Heherson Alvarez to remain firm in pushing for the implementation of the Clean Air Act (CAA) amid renewed efforts by the oil industry and the Department...

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