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10 March 2004

Enviromental dispute dates back 30-plus years - Tribal members charge pollution, company dismisses complaints

Author: Sam Lewin, Native American Times

...concerns over a large manufacturing plant near Ponca City have actually been around for at least 34 years, despite corporate claims that the controversy was only recently orchestrated by disgruntled union workers. [refers to Continental Carbon]

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17 February 2004

NAACP accuses ADEM of bias in air pollution permit in Phenix city [USA]

Author: Associated Press

The NAACP has accused the Alabama Department of Environmental Management of racial bias for allowing a Phenix City company [Continental Carbon Company] to continue releasing tons of air pollutants near predominantly black neighborhoods in the area.

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27 October 2002

Tribe Joins Chemical Workers to Protest Ponca City, Okla.-Area Pollution [USA]

Author: JoKay Dowell, Indian Country Today [USA]

Feeling trapped and overwhelmed by industry and environmental contamination, a diverse group of about 150 people rallied recently in a walking "toxic tour" of the major industrial facilities adjoining tribal lands...the group's major environmental...

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10 October 2002

Activists bring their complaints home to Taiwan - DISPUTE

Author: Chiu Yu-Tzu, Taipei Times

US workers for plants owned by Taiwan's Koo's Group are angry and they have brought their grievances across the Pacific to Koo's doorstep - Hundreds of labor and environmental activists from 16 countries yesterday protested in front of the Taiwan...

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23 July 2002

PACE Intl Union Files Federal Lawsuit Against Continental Carbon over Violations of Environmental Laws in Oklahoma [USA]

Author: PACE - Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union

The Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union (PACE) today filed a lawsuit against Houston-based Continental Carbon Company. The company is majority owned by Taiwan-based China Synthetic Rubber Company and Taiwan Cement...

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19 June 2002

PACE International Union and Ponca Tribe Initiate Legal Action Against Continental Carbon Over Environmental Violations [USA]

Author: PACE International Union

Protest at Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality over Agency Inaction - The Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers International Union (PACE) and representatives of the Ponca Indian Tribe today served Continental Carbon Company...

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4 June 2002

Labor Board Issues Complaint Against Continental Carbon Company on Behalf of PACE Locals in Oklahoma and Texas [USA]

Author: PACE International Union

The National Labor Relations Board regional office in Fort Worth, Texas, issued a consolidated complaint against Continental Carbon Company for two different unfair labor practice charges [threatening employees with arrest while engaged in legally...

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9 March 2002

Koo's Group faces protest [Taiwan/USA]

Author: Chiu Yu-Tzu, Taipei Times

Activists are upset that the company is doing little to solve a lingering dispute between workers and plant management at one of its factories in the US - US and Taiwanese labor and environmental activists yesterday protested in Taipei City against...

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1 March 2002

Carbon plant union files lawsuit [USA]

Author: Greg Cunningham, Amarillo Globe-News [USA]

The union that represents workers at the Continental Carbon plant filed a notice of intent to sue this week against the company, alleging violations of environmental regulations that jeopardize worker safety...The union alleges that Continental Carbon...

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