Exposure: Whakatane, Saw Mill Workers NZ [DIOXINS]

Ministry ‘underestimating’ toxic chemical issue

The union representing sawmill workers says the Ministry of Health may be underestimating the number of people who need help from exposure to a carcinogenic chemical used to treat timber. The union representing sawmill workers says the Ministry of Health… Continue Reading

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No strong evidence PCP damages genes

* No surprise this article was released the day after this event see {here}      “Wood mill workers claim victory” dated 23rd June 2010 Thursday June 24, 2010 NZPA Health officials say researchers may look at developing a way to… Continue Reading

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Radio: Former sawmill workers angry at ministry offer

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

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TV MaoriTV: The Green Chain [52.10m]

20 August 2011 Pakipumeka Aotearoa Joe Harawira our own homegrown version of Erin Brockovich fought to find out the truth behind the sickness that afflicted his community. Timber Workers Poisoned – {The Green Chain} Original Source: maoritelevision.com

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