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18 Feb 2011

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India Resource Center

Government to Introduce Legislation To Hold Coca-Cola Accountable [India]

The state government of Kerala in India has approved a draft Bill to set up a tribunal which will allow individuals adversely affected by Coca-Cola’s bottling operations in Plachimada to seek compensation from the company…The High Power Committee report, on which the draft Bill is based, had confirmed that Coca-Cola had violated a number of laws in its reckless operations, including: Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989; Land Utilization Order, 1967; and The Kerala Ground Water (Control & Regulation) Act, 2002.