Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxic-Chemical-Findings-in-Slovakia-27MZIFIRX21B.htmlConceptually similarToxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO5Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO8Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IOBCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IOCCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO6Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IO7Completed★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IOACompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP01IODCompleted★★★★Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGP031H4Completed★★★★View AllGP031HCToxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaAn activist, wearing a gas mask and protective clothing, examines barrels containing toxic chemicals found in an old building previously owned by a collective farm. Greenpeace activists have found serval tonnes of toxic chemicals in the Slovak village Hontianske Tesare. The chemicals are mostly obsolete pesticides. More than 20 Greenpeace activists secure the building against weather conditions.Locations:Baltic States-Central Europe-Hontianske Tesare-SlovakiaDate:6 Oct, 2005Credit:© Greenpeace / Juraj RizmanMaximum size:3072px X 2048pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Barrels-Chemicals-Day-Dioxins-Gas masks-Greenpeace activists-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Pesticides-Protective clothing-Toxic waste-Toxics (campaign title)-Waste disposal-Waste managementShoot:Toxic Chemical Findings in SlovakiaGreenpeace activists find several tonnes of toxic chemicals in the Slovak village of Hontianske Tesare. The chemicals, mostly obsolete pesticides, were 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, for example tetrachlorodibenzofurane.