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10 August 2003

California to Ban Chemicals Used as Flame Retardants

Author: Jennifer Lee, New York Times

Reacting to research showing the rapid accumulation of widely used flame retardants in humans and wildlife, California will become the first state to ban the chemicals, which are suspected of contributing to learning disorders, attention deficit and...

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1 January 2005

New benchmarks for addressing product toxicity, even in areas of scientific uncertainty

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1 January 2005

[PDF] Protecting Public Health, Increasing Profits And Promoting Innovation By Benchmarking Corporate Governance of Chemicals in Products

Author: Richard A. Liroff, World Wildlife Fund

[Case studies on Samsung, Fujitsu, Sony, SC Johnson, Nike, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Gerber Products (part of Novartis), Chiquita. Also refers to Apple, Avon, Baxter, Compaq (part of Hewlett-Packard [HP]), Hewlett-Packard (HP), IBM, Abbott...

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11 May 2006

[full list] The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States

Author: Political Economy Research Institute (PERI), Univ. of Massachusetts [USA]

1. E. I. Du Pont de Nemours [DuPont], 2. United States Steel , 3. ConocoPhillips, 4. General Electric , 5. Eastman Kodak, 6. Exxon Mobil, 7. Ford , 8. Tyson Foods, 9. Alcoa, 10. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), 11. Dow Chemical, 12. Eastman Chemical, 13....

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12 July 2011

Great Lakes Chemical Corporation Settles EEOC Racial Discrimination Lawsuit [USA]

Author: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Great Lakes Chemical Corporation...will pay $80,000 and furnish other relief to settle a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...alleging racial discrimination...The EEOC’s suit...alleged that Great Lakes...terminated...

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