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14 June 2018

India: Communities affected by Bhopal gas disaster urge authorities to act on continuing groundwater contamination

Author: IBT News Desk, International Business Times (India)

"Bhopal gas tragedy victims call for immediate steps to check groundwater contamination", 14 June 2018...

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11 June 2018

USA: Plaintiffs ready to reactivate their cases against Kerr-Mcgee Corp. over fraudulent actions

Author: James Haplin, The Times Tribune

"New suit filed over toxic plant in Avoca," 5 September 2015...

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28 May 2018
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The following report deals with the human rights and environmental problems of platinum mining in South Africa. It also describes the supply chain responsibilities of German companies such as BASF, Daimler, BMW and VW, who import the metal. We invited...

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24 May 2018

UN invites Maersk to respond on alleged transboundary movement of end-of-life vessel

 We would like to bring to the attention of your company information we have received about the alleged transboundary movement of an end-of-life ship owned by a partnership based in the United Kingdom between A.P. Moeller Maersk and Odebrecht. The...

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24 April 2018

Sri Lanka: Authorities to investigate Horana rubber factory incident over alleged violations of workplace safety resulting in deaths & injuries

Author: Vimukthi Fernando, Maneshka Borham, Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka)

"Horana factory tragedy: Lab controller arrested", 22 Apr 2018...

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20 April 2018
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Author: Entwicklungspolitik Online

Am 24. April jährt sich die Katastrophe von "Rana Plaza" zum fünften Mal. Beim Zusammenbruch des maroden Gebäudekomplexes in Bangladesch, in dem Textilfabriken untergebracht waren, starben am 24. April 2013 mehr als 1.100 Menschen. Aus diesem Anlass...

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20 April 2018
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19 April 2018

Belgian firms to face prosecution over exporting chemicals allegedly used in attacks against civilians in Syria

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18 April 2018

USA: Court finds paint manufacturer PPG liable for pollution posing risk to health & environment in lawsuit over chemicals spill

Author: Matthew Medsger, TRIBLive (USA)

"Judge: PPG solely liable for pollution near Ford City", 17 Apr 2018...

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11 April 2018

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...

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