Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace joins local communities in protest vs. Dirty Waste Project

Press release | June 26, 2001 at 8:00

In a feisty fluvial demonstration involving 100 fishing boats, Greenpeace activists from nine countries today joined local communities in Samut Prakarn province in protest against the construction of a controversial Asian Development Bank (ADB)...

Greenpeace assails JBIC: Stop loan aid for dirty incinerators!

Press release | May 21, 2001 at 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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 8:00

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...

Greenpeace releases new report linking incineration and human health impacts

Press release | April 3, 2001 at 8:00

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...

Group warns governor against Japanese Toxic Trap

Press release | March 8, 2001 at 8:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today warned Bangkok governor Samak Sundaravej not to fall for the "toxic trap" being laid out by the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) which is offering Bangkok a loan to finance...

Greenpeace urges BMA to junk incineration

Press release | February 16, 2001 at 8:00

In order to avoid the ecological and economic nightmares associated with the growing waste problems of metropolitan Bangkok, city authorities should start shifting its waste management focus on a strategy that places precedence on waste reduction...

Arroyo signs Solid Waste Management Act

Press release | January 26, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental group Greenpeace welcomed the enactment of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 during formal signing ceremonies led by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at the Malacañang Palace today.

Greenpeace hits moves to repeal burner ban in Clean Air Act

Press release | January 19, 2001 at 8:00

Officials and politicians seeking to repeal the incineration ban in the Clean Air Act should redirect their energies towards implementing preventive and real solutions to the country's burgeoning garbage crisis instead of using the ban as a...

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