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Living dangerously in toxic Thailand

Press release | November 13, 2002 at 8:00

The fire that razed 22 homes in Bangkok's slum area of Klong Toey on Monday, Nov. 4 brought about another chapter in the toxic legacy of Thailand. As soon as the fire was extinguished, authorities discovered that hazardous chemicals were burned...

Endosulfan profile

Publication | November 12, 2002 at 8:00

Samui Incinerator - What a Waste!

Feature story | October 16, 2002 at 6:00

Once they said it's state of the art, now the incinerator that's oddly constructed in the world famous tropical paradise called Samui Island in Surat Thani province is crumbling on its own crap.

Hazardous emissions from Thai coal-fired power plants

Publication | August 19, 2002 at 8:00

Toxic and potentially toxic elements in fly ashes collected from the Mae Moh and Thai Petrochemical Industry

Global Day of Action against Waste Incineration

Feature story | June 17, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace together with an NGO delegation composed of environmental and church groups met with Department of Health (DOH) officials led by Dr. Antonio Lopez, Undersecretary for Operations, to submit a petition endorsed by 170 groups and...

Greenpeace welcomes Thai Government plans to ratify treaty banning persistent poisons...

Press release | March 13, 2002 at 8:00

The international environmental group Greenpeace today welcomed plans by the Government of Thailand to sign and ratify the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) but stressed that while this formal process is taking place,...


Press release | October 26, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental group Greenpeace together with allies from the Eco-Waste Coalition (1) today accused the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and some Metro Manila mayors of insincerity and hypocrisy in solving the garbage problem, after...

Statement Of Greenpeace Southeast Asia On The Recent Spillage Of Toxic And Hazardous...

Press release | September 11, 2001 at 8:00

The unfortunate disaster involving the spillage of the highly toxic chemical acrylonitrile at one of the busiest expressways in Bangkok last week should serve as a wake up call to the nation. Those responsible for this disaster, the plastics...

Incinerators in Thailand

Publication | September 1, 2001 at 8:00

A profile of two incinerators in Thailand, the Phuket and Koh Samui incinerators.

Heavy metals and other contaminants in bottom ash and fly ash generated by...

Publication | September 1, 2001 at 8:00

In June and October 1999, Greenpeace International visited the municipal and medical waste incinerator complex near Phuket, Thailand, both in order to collect samples of incinerator ashes stored on site for chemical analysis. This reports reveals...

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