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POPs at Four Thai Hot-spots: Map Ta Phut, Samut Sakhon, Tha Tum, and Khon Kaen

IPEN Participating Organizations, Arnika and EARTH, released a report on POPs in four different hot-spots in Thailand. It was found that that there are residues of organochlorine pesticides still present in the environment of Thailand. The most problematic POPs found in the hotspot areas are unintentionally produced chemicals such as dioxins, hexachlorobenzene, pentachlorobenzene, PCBs, hexachlorobutadiene, hexachlorocyclohexane.

Find a link to the full report here. 

Another report, Chicken Eggs as an Indicator of POPs Pollution in Thailand, was released at the same time by partners, Arnika and EARTH. Find the press release for these reports here.

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