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11 July 2019

Turkey: Concerns raised over health impacts of chemical use in denim bleaching

Author: Clean Clothes Campaign

"Potassium Permanganate Spray Report", 10 July 2019...

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6 July 2019

Laos: Banana plantations continue to operate despite govt. ban & public outcry due to excessive use of chemicals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"RFA Reveals New Chinese Banana Plantation Near Lao Capital That Defies Ban", 3 July 2019...

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4 July 2019

USA: Vermont files lawsuit against DuPont, 3M & other chemical companies over water contamination

Author: Lisa Rathke, Associated Press, Green Wich Time (USA)

"Vermont sues DuPont, 3M, others over chemical pollutants", 27 Jun 2019...

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28 June 2019

NGOs file criminal charges over chemical exports to Syria by German companies that could be used to make sarin gas

Author: Rebecca Staudenmaier, Deutsche Welle (Allemagne)

"German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report", 25 Jun 2019...

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12 June 2019

Brazil: Following pressure, Vale withdraws from the UN Global Compact, because of Rio Doce and Brumadinho dam disasters, says civil society

On 28 May 2019, the mining company Vale withdrew from the UN Global Compact (largest network for corporate social responsibility in the world) after pressure from civil society from across the world. In February 2019, an international group of organis...

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3 June 2019

Russia: 3 killed, 1 injured in explosion at chemical plant; police launch criminal investigation

Author: The Moscow Times

"Three Killed in Russian Chemical Plant Blast", 06 May 2019...

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27 May 2019

Kenya: Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer

Author: Barnabas Bii, EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Experts warn over continued use of weed killers linked to cancer"...

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21 May 2019

USA: Bayer to appeal against $2 billion jury award & other lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer

Author: Tina Bellon, Reuters (USA)

"Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles" 16 May 2019...

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18 May 2019

Laos: Govt. to enforce ban on new banana plantations due to overuse of chemicals reported to cause deaths & illnesses

Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Joshua Lipes, Radio Free Asia

"Lao Government Vows to Enforce Ban on Concessions for New Banana Plantations", 14 May 2019...

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17 May 2019
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Ein Jahr nach der Übernahme des Monsanto-Konzerns durch Bayer ziehen INKOTA-Netzwerk und Misereor in der Broschüre "Advancing together?" eine kritische Bilanz. Die NGOs werfen Bayer vor, kritisierte Geschäftspraktiken des US-Konzerns unter dem Label...

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