Another Look Into New Plymouth Chemical Dumps – Minister

10 June, 2009 Environment Minister Nick Smith is promising another look into where toxic chemicals might have been dumped around New Plymouth. The spectre of chemical contamination from the former Ivon Watkins-Dow chemical factory has again been raised when at… Continue Reading

Workers split by dioxin research findings

17/04/2008 Former workers at a New Plymouth chemical plant have offered a mixed reception to a study that found no evidence of increased cancer or disease related to dioxin exposure. Neil Herdson, 60, who worked at the herbicide factory from… Continue Reading