Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace exposes former US base equipment leaking poisons

Press release | February 29, 2000 at 7:00

Greenpeace today removed a former United States military airbase transformer which was leaking extremely toxic industrial chemicals (PCBs) into the environment in a residential area of Mabalacat, in the Philippines.

Save Pasig, Stop Industrial Pollution

Press release | February 26, 2000 at 7:00

Highlighting the role of industries as a major source of pollution in the Pasig River, Greenpeace activists in inflatable boats today posted signs on two companies that were discharging toxic effluents into the River.

Next Time... Try Recycling - Greenpeace

Press release | February 23, 2000 at 7:00

The International environmental group Greenpeace together with allies from the recently formed Eco-Waste Coalition today urged the Estrada government to stop the construction of new landfills and channel its energies instead into real solutions...

Greenpeace Ship Arrives as Philippines Marks Anniversary of People Power Revolt

Press release | February 22, 2000 at 7:00

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior arrived in Manila Tuesday on the third leg of an Asian tour against pollution, escorted by dragon boats of the Amateur Rowing Association of the Philippines amid the festive and pounding beat of Filipino...

Rainbow Warrior coming to Manila on Anti-Pollution Crusade

Press release | February 16, 2000 at 7:00

The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace's flagship and foremost messenger of peace and environmental harmony will be arriving in Manila next week on the third leg of an Asian tour for a toxic free future.

Clean Air Act: The World is Watching - Greenpeace

Press release | April 20, 1999 at 6:00

In an appeal sent from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, which is visiting Manila to mark the beginning of the bicameral negotiations on the Clean Air Act, the international environmental group has called upon the Philippine government to enact...

Greenpeace warns Erap administration against incineration

Press release | January 25, 1999 at 7:00

The environmental group Greenpeace International today cautioned the Estrada administration against embracing incineration as the "solution" to Metro Manila's mounting waste problems, stressing that communities who are opposing landfills have...

"Persistent Organic Pollutants in Asia: An Ongoing Disaster" - Greenpeace

Press release | November 17, 1998 at 7:00

Southeast Asia faces a frightening scenario of historic, current and potential poisoning by the most dangerous variety of persistent poisons, according to an investigative report released by international environmental group Greenpeace. The...

Philippines under attack by incinerator companies - Greenpeace

Press release | June 9, 1997 at 6:00

The international environmental organization Greenpeace today warned that the Philippines is in danger of becoming one of the largest dumping grounds in Asia of discredited Western waste management technologies, particularly incineration. At...

Philippines fails to halt toxic waste imports

Press release | August 22, 1996 at 6:00

The Philippines banned hazardous waste imports in 1990, but huge volumes of toxic trash like used car batteries mainly from industrialized countries continue to flood into the country, poisoning communities and ecosystems near battery recycling...

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