Dow’s Claims “Plain Wrong” Dow has international history of avoiding liability

10 September 2004 The claim made by Dow Agrosciences that the dioxin levels detected in Paritutu residents are not high enough to be harmful is plain wrong, Greenpeace said today. The company also has a history of avoiding liability across… Continue Reading

Sawmill workers against poisons and Greenpeace signpost dioxin contamination in Whakatane

October 23, 2001 Whakatane: Greenpeace and Sawmill Workers Against Poisons (SWAP) placed signs on confirmed and suspected dioxin contaminated sites around Whakatane today. The signposting draws attention to at least 25 sites around the Whakatane area, which may have had dioxin… Continue Reading

Playground contamination shows register needed

10 Jun 2009 The Green Party is calling for a national register of contaminated sites in the wake of the alarming discovery of extremely high levels of dioxin under a children’s playground in Taranaki. “We are very concerned at the… Continue Reading

Hodgson should withdraw dioxin analyst, correct confusions

30 October 2006 Green Party Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley has called on Health Minister Pete Hodgson to re-think and withdraw his choice of Dr Allan Smith as the ‘independent’ expert appointed to review the findings of forensic accountant John Leonard,… Continue Reading