Category Archives: DOW Chemical

Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

Organophosphates are the basis of many nerve agents, which includes insecticides and herbicides, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency lists them as being very highly acutely toxic to bees, wildlife, and humans. Chlorpyrifos is a crystalline organophosphate, introduced in 1965 by Dow Chemical, and has been known by many tradenames including Dursban and Lorsban. […]

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Dow’s Black Planet Dossier

The dossier and open letter below were first published after the naming and shaming of Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris and board member James Ringler, along with the major shareholders of Dow, as they were awarded the International ethecon Black Planet Award 2014/2015 by ethecon –Foundation Ethics & Economy, in Berlin. After the award presentation, […]

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‘Marketer of Fantasy’ President-Elect Chooses Under Fire Australian to head American Manufacturing Council

With an incredible slap on the face for the survivors of the Bhopal Disaster, controversial Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris has been appointed head of the American Manufacturing Council at a rally in Michigan. Dow has a notorious reputation for running rough-shod over rules and regulations in the countries within which it chooses to do […]

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Dr John Hurst, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant, UCL Medical School / Royal Free Hampstead NHS, London