Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Chemicals-Secured-by-Activists-in-Slovakia-27MZIFLR0A58.htmlConceptually similarChemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP01IOGCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO9Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO5Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO8Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IOBCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IOCCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031HCCompleted★★★★Chemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP01IOHCompleted★★★★Chemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaGP01IOICompleted★★★★View AllGP01IOKChemicals Secured by Activists in SlovakiaActivists gear up with chemical protection clothing and masks to collect and secure pesticides and other toxic chemicals found in a dilapidated building part of a former collective farm. 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-Gas masks-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Pesticides-Protective clothing-Three 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.