Published: Aug 13, 2021
Nine military bases near the Chesapeake Bay are contaminated with "forever chemicals" from firefighting foams used by the Defense Department, an environmental advocacy group warned this week.
Published: May 30, 2020
The ban on paraquat and chlorpyrifos will take effect on June 1 and farmers must return the banned agri-chemicals in their possession to sellers within 90 days, Government Deputy Spokesperson Traisulee Traisoranakul said on Saturday (May 30).
Published: Dec 03, 2019
Deputy Minister of Public Health, Satit Pitutacha has warned consumers about Facebook posts touting facial creams that use such chemicals as mercury and hydroquinone to allegedly reduce blemishes and dark spots.
Published: Mar 05, 2019
A 30-year-old man was killed in an explosion in Chantaburi province on Tuesday afternoon, in an accident suspected of being caused by him leaving two chemical compounds – potassium chlorate and sodium chlorate – out in the hot sun pending mixing them with water for spraying on longan trees.
Published: Feb 14, 2019
PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
Published: Sep 11, 2018
DEPUTY AGRICULTURE Minister Wiwat Salyakamthorn has shrugged off rumours about his possible loss of a Cabinet portfolio over his fight against paraquat and other farm chemicals and says the prime minister supports him.