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

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

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