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DAE Study

Publication | January 10, 2003 at 5:30

Tamilnadu Groups Lauch Alliance Against Mercury and Lever

Press release | March 28, 2001 at 5:30

TAMIL NADU, India — Appalled by the insensitivity and unresponsiveness of the management of Hindutan Lever's thermometer factory regarding the dumping of deadly mercury wastes in Kodaikanal, citizens' groups in Kodaikanal have drawn support from...

Lever Ex-workers go on Hunger Strike to Condemn Company

Press release | April 23, 2001 at 5:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Ex-workers from Hindustan Lever's (HLL) mercury thermometer factory went on a day-long hunger strike to expose the company's "unrepentant and insensitive attitude" in the ongoing controversy regarding the company's hazardous...

Hindustan Lever admits to Dumping of Mercury- containing Wastes

Press release | March 22, 2001 at 5:30

CHENNAI/KODAIKANAL, India — Hindustan Lever, which had earlier denied charges leveled by citizen groups in Kodaikanal against its thermometer factory of illegal mercury waste dumping, has admitted that the mercury-containing glass wastes, now...

Greens oppose scheme to dump toxic mercury in India

Press release | November 28, 1999 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — US and India-based activist groups have joined hands to prevent the export of a 118 ton-stockpile of used and toxic mercury from the United States to an undisclosed destination in India, according to Indian citizen groups...

The Department of Atomic Research confirms Greenpeace findings of mercury...

Feature story | February 4, 2004 at 5:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Corporates like Hindustan Lever give total disregard to matters concerning willife and the environmnet. Greenpeace had released the report clearly indicating mercury contamination of the entire area adjoining the Thermometer...

Greenpeace spooks HLL AGM; Demand Public Apology for Kodaikanal

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Mumbai, June 29: Greenpeace activists along with socially responsible shareholders today confronted the directors of Hindustan Lever at its Annual General body Meeting demanding clarity on the steps being taken to remediate the...

Activists Expose Hindustan Lever’s Illegal Mercury Waste Dumps in Kodaikanal,India

Press release | August 7, 1999 at 5:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Community groups and activists from Greenpeace, Palni Hills Conservation Council (PHCC) cordoned off a local scrapyard containing several tons of mercury-contaminated broken thermometers from Hindustan Lever’s thermometer...

Prosecute HLL for Forest Crimes

Feature story | March 8, 2004 at 5:30

KODAIKANAL, India — Kodaikanal, March 8, 2004: On the 3rd anniversary of the closure of Hindustan Lever Limited’s (HLL’s) thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, at a public rally held in Kodaikanal on March 7, 2004, the coalition of ex-workers, Palni...

Unilever Admits To Dumping

Press release | June 19, 2001 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Conceding to the demands of citizens groups and Greenpeace, Unilever has agreed to the permanent closure of its polluting mercury thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, and to undertake a clean-up of 5.3 tons of mercury wastes dumped...

Memorandum to the President

Publication | March 22, 2005 at 5:30

The Supreme Court of India has repeatedly ordered closure of factories across the country for violating pollution control norms, but unfortunately nothing has changed - the government is both apathetic to the peoples' demands and seemingly unable...

Greenpeace activists and the local community

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists and the local community demonstrate in front of the HLL thermometre factory in Kodaikanal, March 2001.

Greenpeace activists and the local community

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists and the local community demonstrate in front of the HLL thermometre factory in Kodaikanal, March 2001.

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in a factory

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in a factory

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder exposing the company's lies at it's AGM, 2004.

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder exposing the company's lies at it's AGM, 2004.

Workers handling mercury like this require

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling mercury like this require extreme medical monitoring

Workers handling mercury like this require

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling mercury like this require extreme medical monitoring

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises are not always given the right treatment.

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability from HLL, in Kodaikanal, 2003.

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises are not always given the right treatment.

An ex

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

An ex-worker's child demands compensation with his late father's picture, in Kodaikanal.

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability from HLL, in Kodaikanal, 2003.

An ex

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

An ex-worker's child demands compensation with his late father's picture, in Kodaikanal.

An ex

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

An ex-worker's child demands compensation with his late father's picture, in Kodaikanal.

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists demand corporate accountability from HLL, in Kodaikanal, 2003.

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Broken glass and mercury in the factory premises are not always given the right treatment.

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Image | April 1, 2000 at 6:30

Mercury : tiny drops that kill.

Workers handling mercury like this require

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling mercury like this require extreme medical monitoring

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

A Greenpeace supporter and HLL shareholder exposing the company's lies at it's AGM, 2004.

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Workers handling highly toxic mercury in a factory

Greenpeace activists and the local community

Image | July 31, 2004 at 6:30

Greenpeace activists and the local community demonstrate in front of the HLL thermometre factory in Kodaikanal, March 2001.

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