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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Police arrest Bhopal survivors and Greenpeace to stop them cleaning up toxic waste...

Press release | November 25, 2002 at 7:00

At 10.30am this morning, police forcibly arrested 56 volunteers, including survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster and Greenpeace activists from fourteen countries, to prevent them cleaning up dangerous toxic waste in Bhopal.

Bhopal cleanup team arrested

Feature story | November 25, 2002 at 7:00

Within a half hour of arriving on site to clean up Bhopal, around 60 protesters including local residents and Greenpeace activists were arrested. It was estimated that more than 100 police in riot gear swarmed over the peaceful action, which was...

Dow continues to ignore appeals to clean up Bhopal

Press release | November 19, 2002 at 7:00

Greenpeace and over a hundred survivors of the 1984 Bhopal disaster (1) today cordoned off an area of land in a densely populated part of the city near the Union Carbide factory site and set up signs saying 'Poisoned and awaiting Dow clean up' to...

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