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18 September 2002

World Bank to fund plastics manufacture in India

Author: Sanctuary Asia

In violation of the International Treaty on Pollution, the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has proposed $20 million loan to expand the Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) plastics operations of India's Chemplast-Sanmar Limited. The...

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20 June 2002

Opposing PVC, Opposing IFC [India]

Author: Amit Srivastava, CorpWatch India

Communities around a major industrial park in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu in South India -- already reeling from the impacts of pollution from the industrial park -- are fed up with business as usual and have stepped up their efforts to put a stop to the...

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6 May 2002

OZONE: Four Indian CFC Producers Pledge Phaseout By 2010

Author: UN Wire

Promising to phase out chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) production by 2010, four of India's largest CFC producers last week signed a pledge to gradually introduce cleaner production technologies. The pledge, offered under a new Indian-U.N. Environment Program...

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2 May 2002

India Re-doubles Efforts To Save The Ozone Layer

Author: U.N. Environment Programme

A bold new initiative, aimed at accelerating the phase out of ozone-damaging chemicals across India, was launched today by the Indian Government and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Under the initiative the four big manufacturers of...

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2 May 2002

OZONE: Four Indian CFC Producers Pledge Phaseout By 2010

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