Dow-Funded (4.45 mb) Workers Question Dow-Funded Dioxin Research.
(25.9 mb) 15th June 2008 Also: for pdf transcript click here
(3.20 mb) Dioxin Exposure area extended to Power Station and Wharf.
(4.38 mb) Dioxin Victims to Receive Special Health Services.
Now we return to a story we were running last week about drums containing dioxin which had been discovered buried beneath a children’s playground in New Plymouth. From Morning Report on 17 Jun 2009 Updated at 9:54 pm on 24 June… Continue Reading
An anti-dioxin campaigner says the latest study of contamination from New Plymouth’s Dow chemical factory has missed many birth defects it was supposed to review. (AUDIO) From News, Updated at 9:35 pm on 10 November 2010 An anti-dioxin campaigner says… Continue Reading
The health ministry study compares defects recorded in New Plymouth four decades ago with results from other hospitals. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2430712/ministry-says-new-plymouth-defects-could-be-dioxin http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2430712/ministry-says-new-plymouth-defects-could-be-dioxin From Checkpoint on 10 Nov 2010 Updated at 10:57 pm on 24 June 2013 http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ckpt/ckpt-20101110-1812-Ministry_says_New_Plymouth_defects_could_be_dioxin-048.mp3
Former sawmill workers exposed to the dioxin PCP have been told they can have a free annual health check but the Ministry of Health says it can’t justify funding tests to determine damage to DNA. (AUDIO) From News, Updated at… Continue Reading
A dioxin campaigner says new information shows only residents who lived near a New Plymouth chemical plant before 1969 had significant dioxin exposure. From Morning Report on 27 May 2010 http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2305355/campaigners-say-dioxin-error-puts-only-1960s-residents-at-risk mnr-20100527-0844-Campaigners_say_dioxin_error_puts_only_1960s_residents_at_risk-048-2015-08-03-05-17-13-634 http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20100527-0844-Campaigners_say_dioxin_error_puts_only_1960s_residents_at_risk-048.mp3
More toxic chemicals than officials previously admitted were unearthed in a playground in in Marfell Park, New Plymouth, last month. (AUDIO) From News, Updated at 8:47 am on 24 June 2009 http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/14193/more-toxic-chemicals-in-park-than-earlier-admitted http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/1985328/more-poisons-have-been-found-in-new-plymouth-dioxin-drums mnr-20090624-0752-More_poisons_have_been_found_in_New_Plymouth_dioxin_drums-048-2015-08-03-05-09-21-641 http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/mnr/mnr-20090624-0752-More_poisons_have_been_found_in_New_Plymouth_dioxin_drums-048.mp3