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25 January 2018

USA: Richmond becomes 9th city in less than a year to file climate change lawsuit against fossil fuel companies

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22 January 2018

City of Richmond – Full Complaint

Author: Richmond City Attorney & Sher Edling LLP

Part I. Introduction Part II. Parties Part III. Agency Part IV. Jurisdiction and Venue Part V. Factual Background Part VI. Causes of Action Exhibit A. Timeline

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20 December 2017

County of Santa Cruz complaint to Superior Court Of The State Of California

Author: Santa Cruz Office Of The County Counsel and Sher Edling LLP

THE COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ, individually and on behalf of THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, vs. CHEVRON CORP.; CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.; EXXONMOBIL CORP.; BP P.L.C.; BP AMERICA, INC.; ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC; SHELL OIL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC;...

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20 December 2017

USA: Santa Cruz county & city file lawsuits against 29 fossil fuel companies over alleged climate change

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12 June 2013

New Jersey in Partial Pollution Settlement With Argentina's YPF [USA]

Author: Taos Turner, Wall Street Journal

...YPF...has reached a deal with the state of New Jersey that might allow the company to avoid billions of dollars in potential liabilities related to the contamination of the Passaic River. According to the state...YPF and...other companies agreed...

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11 August 2011
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La empresa estadounidense Dole Food Company acordó indemnizar a más de 5.000 ex trabajadores bananeros de Nicaragua, Honduras y Costa Rica, afectados por el uso de pesticidas, en el marco de un arreglo extrajudicial, informó la compañía…tras varios...

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30 April 2009
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Author: José Adán Silva, Inter Press Service

La jueza Victoria G. Chaney, de la Corte Superior de…Los Ángeles…dio por cerrado dos juicios [contra Dole, Dow Chemical, Amvac]…[en que] más de 12.000 campesinos [demandaban] por daños causados por su exposición prolongada a los químicos Nemagón y...

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14 December 2005

New Jersey sues three companies for discharging and delaying cleanup of highly toxic dioxin in the lower Passaic river [USA]

Author: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection [USA]

...New Jersey filed suit against Occidental Chemical Corporation, Maxus Energy Corporation and Tierra Solutions, Inc. for the intentional discharge of dioxin - an extremely dangerous, cancer-causing chemical - and other contaminants into the Passaic...

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15 August 2005

Nicaragua: ex banana workers to get $ 97 mln. - multinationals condemned for use of pesticides, end of hunger strike

Author: FreshPlaza

A final verdict of Nicaraguan judge Socorro Toruño has brought an end to the hunger strike of ex-banana workers...The judge decided that a number of American [firms] will have to pay a compensation of $ 97 mln. to 150 former employees, who have...

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27 June 2005
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Author: Nolwenn WEILER, Libération [France]

Soixante-quinze jours de squat devant l’Assemblée nationale à Managua, plusieurs grèves de la faim, des menaces d’immolations... Les milliers de victimes nicaraguayennes du pesticide Nemagon ont dû user d’armes redoutables pour faire entendre leur voix...

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