Greenpeace Press Releases

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Dow continues to ignore appeals to clean up Bhopal

Press release | November 19, 2002 at 8:00

Greenpeace and over a hundred survivors of the 1984 Bhopal disaster (1) today cordoned off an area of land in a densely populated part of the city near the Union Carbide factory site and set up signs saying 'Poisoned and awaiting Dow clean up' to...

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...

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,...

MIXED, STINKING GARBAGE OF METRO OFFICIALS EXPOSED

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...

Waste Burning Restricts Testicular Growth - Greenpeace

Press release | July 2, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental pressure group Greenpeace called on the Thai government to act swiftly and decisively against incineration of waste as well as the continuing indiscriminate use of hospital waste incinerators after a recent study linked...

Greenpeace joins local communities in protest vs. Dirty Waste Project

Press release | June 26, 2001 at 8:00

In a feisty fluvial demonstration involving 100 fishing boats, Greenpeace activists from nine countries today joined local communities in Samut Prakarn province in protest against the construction of a controversial Asian Development Bank (ADB)...

Greenpeace assails JBIC: Stop loan aid for dirty incinerators!

Press release | May 21, 2001 at 8:00

Greenpeace today stormed the headquarters of one of the world’s largest financial institutions, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Ratchadamri road in Bangkok, Thailand to demand for the cancellation of loans towards dioxin...

RP chosen as pilot site for project to destroy toxic stockpiles

Press release | May 8, 2001 at 8:00

Efforts to solve the Philippines' problem of hazardous waste disposal got a big boost recently when the Global Environment Facility approved a UN-Ied project to set up environmentally safe non-incineration technologies to destroy stockpiles of...

Greenpeace urges Alvarez to block proposed exemptions to the Clean Air Act

Press release | April 11, 2001 at 8:00

The environmental action group Greenpeace today urged newly designated Environment Secretary Heherson Alvarez to remain firm in pushing for the implementation of the Clean Air Act (CAA) amid renewed efforts by the oil industry and the Department...

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