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

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

US scientist to look at dioxin claims

Oct 27, 2006 Pete Hodgson A scientist at the University of California will review forensic accountant John Leonard’s work on dioxin levels at a New Plymouth chemical plant, Health Minister Pete Hodgson told Parliament yesterday. In a TV3 documentary shown… Continue Reading