Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Chemicals-Secured-by-Activists-in-Slovakia-27MZIFIRXF05.htmlConceptually similarChemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP031HZCompleted★★★★Chemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP031I1Completed★★★★Chemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP031I2Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H4Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H7Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H3Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H5Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H6Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H8Completed★★★★View AllGP031HYChemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGreenpeace activists have found serval tonnes of toxic chemicals in the Slovak village Hontianske Tesare. The chemicals mostly obsolete pesticides, were stored in an old ruined farm building. More than 20 Greenpeace activists secure the building against weather conditions.Shocking is the finding of chlorinated dioxins and furans (Tetrachlorodibenzofurane).In original language:Giftige Chemikalien in SlovakiaGreenpeace Aktivisten haben mehrere Tonnen giftige Chemikalien in dem slovakischen Ort Hontianske Tesare gefunden. Es handelt sich hauptsaechlich um Altpestizide, die in einem alten Farmhaus gelagert werden. Mehr als 20 Greenpeace Aktivisten in Schutzanzuegen sichern den Fundort bis zum Abtransport gegen Witterungseinfluesse ab.Locations:Baltic States-Central Europe-Hontianske Tesare-SlovakiaDate:8 Nov, 2005Credit:© Greenpeace / Rastislav ProchazkaMaximum size:3008px X 2000pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Agriculture-Chemicals-Day-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Pesticides-Protective clothing-Small group of people-Toxics (campaign title)-Waste disposalShoot:Chemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaA team of Greenpeace activists under the supervision of experts, secure pesticides into special barrels used for storing and transporting of hazardous chemicals. A month earlier Greenpeace had found several tonnes of toxic chemicals, mostly obsolete pesticides, stored in old dilapidated buildings, former warehouse of a bankrupted collective farm. The samples of chemicals from the farm, which were analyzed in independent laboratories, proved to contain several dangerous chemicals, some of them produced in the former German democratic republic, including chlorinated dioxins and furans.