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Author: BBC News [UK]
France's top court has upheld fines imposed on the French oil giant Total for an oil disaster in 1999.The tanker Erika sank off the coast of Brittany dumping 30,000 barrels of heavy fuel oil into the Atlantic sea.Total was convicted of negligence in...
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Author: Dawn [Pakistan]
…Police in Karachi…registered a murder case against the owners of a garment factory. At least 258 workers perished in the horrific fire that destroyed the garment factory in Karachi…industrial tragedy that prompted calls for an overhaul of poor safety...
Author: Thierry Leveque, Reuters
A French court ruled that...Total was responsible for the 1999 sinking of the tanker Erika, and ordered it to pay millions of euros in damages for one of France's worst environmental disasters...Rina, the Italian maritime certification company that...
Le groupe Total devrait être prochainement renvoyé en correctionnelle comme personne morale dans l'enquête sur le naufrage du pétrolier Erika en 1999 au large de la Bretagne ... [L]e parquet a requis ce renvoi pour "pollution maritime" tout en...
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