Posts Tagged ‘ Greenpeace ’

Janet Dalziell speaks at yesterday’s Greenpeace Arctic 30 rally in New Haven | Stanley Heller

Dec 12th, 2013 | By

Janet Dalziell, Director of Global Development for Greenpeace International, speaks at the rally 12/11/13 in New Haven, CT in support of Greenpeace activists charged with “hooliganism” and facing 7 years in prison for their peaceful action trying to keep the Arctic free of oil rigs.

Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

Jul 24th, 2011 | By

70 percent of all China’s rivers, lakes and reservoirs are classified polluted. 50 percent of China’s water is deemed unsafe for human contact. A Chinese conglomerate supplying Nike, Adidas, Puma and other leading brands has discharged hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxins into the country’s major water systems, according to a new Greenpeace investigation that raises questions about corporate responsibility for the firms they do business with.

Environmentalists arrested at Bridgeport power plant defending public health

Feb 17th, 2011 | By

BRIDGEPORT — A group of environmental activists from Greenpeace unveiled a 20×40 foot banner on the coal elevator at the Bridgeport Harbor Generating Station Thursday to raise awareness of a campaign to end the reliance on dirty coal, the CT Post reports.

Five activists — Aliyah Field, John Deans, Chandler McGaw, Lauren Thorpe and Nicholas Simmons —were arrested according to Molly Dorozenski, a Greenpeace spokesperson.

National Oil Spill Commission releases final report | Greenpeace USA

Jan 12th, 2011 | By

The April 20 Deepwater Horizon explosion that claimed 11 lives and unleashed an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico was caused by “a failure of management,” the National Oil Spill Commission concludes in its final report.