Censored from NZ Television – Ivon Watkins Dow’s release of deadly 245T from 1962-81 in New Plymouth

Time for a reblog of this one: a reminder of how little big corporations with profits in mind, care about your health!!

Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch

“Also disturbing are the birth defects documented by a local midwife, and the fact that Ivon Watkins Dow continued to manufacture 2-4-5-T in New Zealand until 1987, making us the last country in the world to manufacture the dangerous substance.”
The Green Party NZ

[Photo Credit: Creative Commons]

Published on Apr 8, 2013

The TV 3 Exposé, initially broadcast then censored from NZ TV. A must see for any member of the public, this doco covers the exposure of the Paritutu and New Zealand community at large to the chemical 2-4-5-T, manufactured at Ivon Watkins Dow in New Plymouth between 1962-1981, and the disastrous effects it had on those exposed.


Further coverage was made by the Investigate magazine:

THE POISONING OF NEW ZEALAND

From Investigate

THE ‘ERIN BROKOVICH’-STYLE SCANDAL INNEW ZEALAND’S BACKYARD

Outbreaks of rare diseases and tumours are appearing in clusters around New Zealand, close to chemical factories. Why…

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4 thoughts on “Censored from NZ Television – Ivon Watkins Dow’s release of deadly 245T from 1962-81 in New Plymouth”

    1. horrors & I haven’t even read the article yet. I wonder at this as I purchase organic from time to time. How organic is it really? Especially when we have all manner of chemicals raining down on unwitting farmers contaminating the soil. 😦

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