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NGO rejoinder
18 January 2019
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Author: Giulietta Gamberini, La Tribune (France)

« Déchets en plastiques : une nouvelle vague de multinationales se mobilise », 16 janvier 2019...

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12 December 2017

Investors launch five-year global initiative to engage largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters to act on climate change

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9 September 2017

Increases in industrial pollution cause health concerns in wake of Hurricane Harvey

The closing of numerous chemical plants and refineries in Houston due to severe weather, heavy rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey resulted in very high releases of toxic pollutants into the air. Public health experts have expressed concerns about...

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26 January 2009

More Bad News for Lead Paint Plaintiffs [USA]

Author: Ben Hallman, American Lawyer

...Rhode Island taxpayers...may have to cough up $240,000 to pay costs associated with two examiners hired by the state as part of a sweeping abatement plan... [The] decision by Rhode Island superior court Judge Michael Silverstein may have a chilling...

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19 July 2008

Crane collapses at Houston refinery, killing 4 [USA]

Author: Monica Rhor, Associated Press

Hitting the ground with enough force to lift a worker off the ground, one of the nation's largest mobile cranes collapsed at a Houston oil refinery, killing four workers and injuring seven others. As federal officials prepared to investigate the...

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19 July 2008

USA: Crane collapse at LyondellBasell refinery kills 4

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19 July 2008

[Video report of crane collapse at LyondellBasell refinery - Houston, Texas, USA]

Author: Associated Press

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9 July 2008

Columbus drops lead paint lawsuit [USA]

Author: Associated Press

The city [of Columbus, Ohio] has dropped a lawsuit against Sherwin-Williams Co. and other companies that once made lead paint... Rhode Island was the first state to successfully sue former makers of lead pigment and paint, which can cause learning...

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2 July 2008

R.I. high court overturns lead-paint verdict [USA]

Author: Peter Lord, Providence Journal [USA]

The Rhode Island Supreme Court yesterday brought an abrupt end to the state’s nine-year campaign to force some of the nation’s major corporations to clean up the lead-based paints that the state believes poisoned tens of thousands of Rhode Island...

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1 July 2008

R.I. high court overturns lead paint verdict [USA]

Author: Eric Tucker, Associated Press

Rhode Island's Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a first-in-the-nation jury verdict that found three former lead paint companies responsible for creating a public nuisance, rejecting a closely watched case that had been seen as a bellwether for...

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