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Lyondell was acquired by Basell (part of Access Industries) in December 2007 and renamed LyondellBasell.

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23 June 2008

[PDF] Second Amended Petition [to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights] and Petitioners' Observations on the Government's Reply Concerning the United States Government's Failure to Protect the Human Rights of the Residents of Mossville, Louisiana,...

Author: Nathalie Walker & Monique Harden of Advocates for Environmental Human Rights, for petitioners Mossville Environmental Action Now & residents of Mossville

People living in Mossville suffer from severe health problems, elevated levels of cancer-causing and hormone-disrupting chemicals, a devastated environment, and a deteriorated quality of life, all of which arise from governmental approvals of highly...

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Company non-response
22 August 2007

Lyondell (part of Access Industries) did not respond to: Mossville, Louisiana residents have high levels of toxic chemicals in their blood & environment, according to US Govt. data - NGO report says nearby factories, including a Lyondell facility, are...

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15 August 2007

Companies' responses to concerns about environmental health in Mossville/Lake Charles region, Louisiana, USA

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Includes responses by Entergy, PPG. ConocoPhillips, Georgia Gulf, Lyondell did not respond. Sasol has indicated that it is preparing a response. The report also notes that additional industrial facilities are nearby...companies that have (or...

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15 August 2007

Petition to Inter-American Commission over health impacts of chemical & petroleum factories in Mossville, Louisiana, USA

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25 July 2007

USA: Louisiana residents say govt. has found chemicals in their blood but done nothing - report blames nearby factories

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24 July 2007

USA: Human Rights Campaign reports major increase in workplace protections for gay, transgender employees

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24 July 2007

[PDF] full report: “The State of the Workplace for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Americans 2006-2007”

Author: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and their families are valued in the American workplace now more than ever before. And inclusive non-discrimination policies and benefits for GLBT employees and their families are essential for...

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23 July 2007

Equistar Will Spend $125 Million To Address Environmental Violations [USA]

Author: Environmental Leader [USA]

Equistar Chemicals [part of Lyondell]...will spend more than $125 million on pollution controls and cleanup to address air, water and hazardous waste violations at seven petrochemical plants in Texas, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana, according to the...

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1 July 2007

USA: New report on industrial toxicity – prior to Govt. scale-back of pollutant reporting requirements

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1 July 2007

[PDF] full report: "Industrial Sources of Dioxin Poisoning in Mossville, Louisiana: A Report Based on the Government’s Own Data"

Author: Mossville Environmental Action Now, Wilma Subra (The Subra Company), Advocates for Environmental Human Rights [USA]

Mossville residents are surrounded by 14 toxic industrial facilities, several of which routinely release dioxins into the air, water, and land. Residents have long complained about health problems that a university health study has linked to...

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