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Pennsylvania Tour Promotes Clean Energy

Feature story | July 28, 2004 at 18:00

We went on the road in western Pennsylvania, promoting clean energy with our Rolling Sunlight solar demonstration vehicle. We targeted dirty coal fired power plants, hosted events for our National Hair Sampling Study of Mercury Exposure, and...

Residents Line Up at Local Hair Salon to Participate in Country's Largest Mercury...

Media release | June 26, 2005 at 18:00

Residents of Cape Cod gathered today to volunteer time and a small sample of their hair for a nationwide scientific study by Greenpeace on mercury poisoning. The public testing event, the first on Cape Cod this summer, collected data for the...

Women Line Up At A Philadelphia Hair Salon To Get Tested For Mercury Poisoning

Media release | May 5, 2004 at 18:00

Women and their families gathered today at a downtown Philadelphia hair salon to volunteer their time and a small portion of their hair for a new nationwide scientific study by Greenpeace on mercury poisoning. The event, which collected the...

Elected Officials Support Greenpeace Mercury Study to Highlight the Health Risks of...

Media release | June 13, 2004 at 18:00

Testing Aims to Protect Americans from the Effects of Dirty Power and to Promote Renewable Energy

New Report Cites Dangerous Findings for Mothers-To-Be

Feature story | February 7, 2006 at 18:00

An Investigation of Factors Related to Levels of Mercury in Human Hair

Publication | September 30, 2005 at 18:00

In this study hair analysis was performed on samples of self-selected volunteer participants from across the United States.See also:Cover letter of the reportAddendum to the report

Get Tested For Mercury Contamination

Feature story | September 23, 2009 at 18:00

The mercury hair testing program has ended. We regret that we are no longer able to offer kits for testing mercury levels in hair. Our partner laboratory will be closing shortly.If you are interested in being tested, we recommend that you contact...

Greenpeace Protests at HP's International Headquarters

Media release | December 5, 2005 at 18:00

Hewlett-Packard employees were greeted by a 30-foot-long blimp with the message “HP = Harmful Products” floating above the ground outside of the company’s international headquarters this morning. Hanging from the blimp was a banner featuring a...

Mercury Safeguards for Texas Coal Plants… Finally

Blog by Ryan Rittenhouse | January 3, 2012

After more than twenty years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally introduced safeguards against mercury and other air toxins from industrial sources like coal plants. In Texas, coal plants are responsible for over ...

Greenpeace Boston Delivers Mercury Petitions to EPA

Blog by David Lands | July 26, 2011

Greenpeace Boston volunteers joined with allies this week to deliver over 639,000 public comments collected to support the EPA’s rules to restrict mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. This was the culmination of a three...

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