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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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...

Greenpeace releases new report linking incineration and human health impacts , Thailand

Press release | April 3, 2001 at 6:00

A new Greenpeace report released last week points to clear evidence that incinerators release a virtual soup of toxic substances, including cancer-causing dioxins, and that workers at incinerator plants and people living in nearby communities are...

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