Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s Statement on the serious toxics pollution in Map Ta Phut

Press release | January 24, 2007 at 7:00

The recent decision by the National Environmental Board (NEB) to delay the decision declaring Map Ta Phut a Pollution Control Zone is a total disgrace . The decision clearly shows that the Government is more concerned about the well-being of...

Booming EU demand for biofuels could kill Indonesian forests

Press release | January 19, 2007 at 7:00

Greenpeace today warned about the spectre of increased forest-related calamities in Indonesia, where plantations for palm oil are expected to expand rapidly into forest areas due to demands for bio-fuels in the European Union. The Indonesian...

Greenpeace demands Police investigation of Forest Criminal PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 22, 2006 at 13:05

Greenpeace today filed a formal complaint against PT Kayu Lapis Indonesia for their forest crimes with the Indonesian Police and demanded a full scale investigation of PT KLI's operations based on the evidence provided in the submission. Today's...

“Forest Killer” title handed to Kayu Lapis Indonesia

Press release | December 7, 2006 at 12:57

Greenpeace activists today poured dried leaves and tree branches all over Kayu Lapis Indonesia’s (KLI) headquarters in Jakarta in a symbolic act to return to the company remains of logged trees from Papua. The activists also presented the company...

Thai-Japan free trade pact allows dumping of toxic waste to the Kingdom

Press release | December 1, 2006 at 7:00

Greenpeace and FTA Watch today condemned the impending Thai-Japan free trade pact for including provisions that would allow Japan to dump its toxic waste and hazardous chemicals into the Kingdom. The Japan-Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement...

Greenpeace statement on the Marilao, Bulacan toxic waste dumping incident

Press release | November 28, 2006 at 7:00

The DENR should crack down on these so-called waste handlers who clearly have no capacity to treat and manage toxic waste.

Greenpeace statement on the Senate Trade Committee hearing today on the...

Press release | November 7, 2006 at 7:00

Von Hernandez, Campaigns Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia said: “Greenpeace welcomes moves by the Senate to scrutinize the JPEPA, in particular its provisions which tend to encourage the dumping of hazardous waste from Japan to the...

Senate must reject JPEPA and ratify Basel Ban

Press release | October 25, 2006 at 6:00

Calling the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) toxic trade of the worst kind, Greenpeace urged the Philippine Senate today to completely reject the agreement and ratify the Basel Ban to prevent the country from being a legal...

Greenpeace launches online petition, continues to call on Petron to stop the oil spill

Press release | October 16, 2006 at 12:43

Greenpeace today called on concerned citizens to join their online “Petron, stop the spill now!” petition to step up the pressure on Petron for the oil company to immediately take steps to retrieve their continuously spilling bunker fuel from...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP’s lie

Press release | September 18, 2006 at 6:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels(1). HP’s statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

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