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Greenpeace action on life threatening poisons in Gujarat

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 28 October 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1040
  1. Rohit Sharma
  1. Mumbai

    More than 200 victims of industrial pollution and activists from the international environmental group Greenpeace staged a sit-in last week inside a common effluent treatment plant at Vapi industrial estate in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

    The protesting Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the valves controlling the discharge of poisonous waste water into the Damanganga River.

    “The common effluent treatment plant is a farce,” said Devjibhai Tandel, a former MP …

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