Access to water
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USA: State of Florida to face youth-led climate lawsuit over permitting & licensing fossil fuel activities
Submission to the UPR Review of Azerbaijan (3rd cycle) concerning the rights of communities affected by hydrocarbon development in Azerbaijan
Author: Crude Accountability
...[T]he villages located near the extraction sites for natural gas and oil are severely impoverished, lacking access to the most fundamental social and economic rights, including: right to health, water, sanitation, adequate food, housing, and right...
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...
BP has been involved in Azerbaijan for more than 25 years with a strong commitment to conducting a safe, reliable, environmentally and socially responsible business that benefits all our stakeholders, most importantly the communities living in our...
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Colombia: Court recognizes right to healthy environment in youth climate lawsuit; orders govt. to protect Amazon rainforest