Green groups demand Swiss industry waste clean up

Agence France-Presse: Environment groups called Thursday on pharmaceutical giant Novartis and other chemical firms to pay for the clean-up of toxic waste that they had dumped in northern Switzerland. "The chemical and pharmaceutical industry of Basel dumped in the 1950s and 1960s about 40,000 tonnes of chemical products, some of which were highly toxic," said Juerg Wiedemann, a Green Party parliamentarian, during a press conference with environmental lobby Greenpeace. Novartis, Syngenta and Ciba ......

Read Complete Article at Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply