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17 April 2018

USA: State of Florida to face youth-led climate lawsuit over permitting & licensing fossil fuel activities

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11 April 2018

USA: Locals sue firefighting foam manufacturers alleging its use at air force base caused water contamination & health problems

Author: Chad Sokol, The Spokesman (USA)

"Neighbors of Fairchild Air Force Base sue makers of toxic fire retardant, including 3M Co.", 11 Apr 2018...

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11 April 2018

USA: Monsanto faces lawsuit alleging its weed killer causes cancer; co. claims product is safe

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9 April 2018
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Por distintos medios de comunicación, las comunidades afectadas por los daños que habría causado la contaminación con químicos de la curtiembre Curtume CBR, que abarca varios kilómetros en Nonogasta, piden al Estado argentino adoptar medidas para la...

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9 April 2018

USA: Jury awards $37 mln to couple in lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson products containing talcum powder caused lung cancer

Author: Jen Christensen, CNN (USA)

"New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case", 6 April 2018...

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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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6 April 2018

EU: Commission proposes new exposure limit values to better protect workers against cancer-causing chemicals

Author: European Commission

"Commission takes further action to better protect workers against cancer-causing chemicals", 5 April 2018...

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22 March 2018
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En el día mundial del agua, recogemos algunos artículos de análisis y planteamientos críticos sobre las experiencias de diversas organizaciones sociales latinoamericanas en la defensa de su acceso al agua, afectada por la minería, el petróleo, los...

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21 March 2018
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Author: El Día (Argentina)

“Casi 800 alumnos afectados por una fumigación con agrotóxicos” - 19 de marzo de 2018...

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19 March 2018

So.Africa: Environmental groups oppose Eskom's application for "permission to keep polluting"

Author: Nico Gous, Sunday Times (South Africa)

"Eskom wants permission to keep on polluting", 19 March 2018...

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