Category Archives: Industrial hazards

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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The Toxic Merger of Dow and DuPont

Update: 27 March 2017. EU gives ‘conditional approval’ to Dow DuPoint merger. While the proposed merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont remains stalled, under investigation by the EU on the grounds of ‘anti-trust’, other concerns have been raised not least those surrounding the apparent attempts, by both companies, to see the back of potentially vast […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.