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Toxic water, tainted justice : Thailand's delays in cleaning up Klity Creek.

Author: Human Rights Watch (Organization),
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Human Rights Watch, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This 31-page report describes 16 years of failure by Thailand's Pollution Control Department and public health authorities to prevent further exposure to lead among the village's ethnic Karen residents. A 12-minute video accompanying the report highlights serious health and environmental damage caused by a now-defunct lead processing factory, as well as the efforts by local residents to seek justice. Many residents  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Human Rights Watch (Organization),
ISBN: 9781623132149 1623132142
OCLC Number: 900868907
Notes: "December 8, 2014"--Verso page.
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations, color portraits, color photographs ; 27 cm
Contents: Toxic Legacy --
The Individuals --
Sample Blood Test Results --
Recommendations.
Other Titles: Thailand's delays in cleaning up Klity Creek

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"This 31-page report describes 16 years of failure by Thailand's Pollution Control Department and public health authorities to prevent further exposure to lead among the village's ethnic Karen residents. A 12-minute video accompanying the report highlights serious health and environmental damage caused by a now-defunct lead processing factory, as well as the efforts by local residents to seek justice. Many residents of Lower Klity Creek village suffer the symptoms of chronic lead poisoning, such as abdominal pain, headaches, fatigue, and mood changes. Some children have been born with severe intellectual and developmental disabilities"--Publisher's description.

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