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South Africa: People in Highveld do not enjoy air quality required by Constitution due to pollution caused by coal-fired power stations
Author: Centre for Environmental Rights, groundWork, & Highveld Environmental Justice Network
Broken Promises: The failure of the Highveld Priority Area...
- Related companies: Sasol
Brazil: BHP signs deal with govt. to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit; companies currently in talks with govt. to re-open mine
Author: David Chau, ABC (Australia)
"BHP signs deal to suspend $55 billion Samarco lawsuit for two years", 26 June 2018...
- Related stories: BHP Billiton & Vale lawsuit (re dam collapse in Brazil)
- Related companies: BHP Billiton Samarco (joint venture BHP Billiton and Vale) Vale
Myanmar: Child dies, 15 others show symptoms of lead poisoning allegedly due to chemical mishandling by metal factory
Author: Myint Kay Thi, Myanmar Times
"Child's death leads to close watch on factory", 12 June 2018 Authorities are closely monitoring a metal smelting and refining plant in Myaung Dagar Industrial Zone in Hmawbi township in Yangon following the death of a child from lead poisoning.... ...
Thailand: HR Commission says extension of companies' licenses to sell toxic herbicide violates human rights
Author: Chularat Saengpassa, The Nation
"Paraquat green light under scrutinyby human rights commission", 12 June 2018...
Author: Jim Tan, Mongabay
"Citigroup limits financing for mines that dump tailings at sea", 12 June 2019...
Vedanta's shares at their lowest point since 2017 after nine protesters were killed at a demonstration against their Tamil Nadu copper plant
Author: Arnab Paul in Bengaluru
"India's Vedanta hits over 10-month low as protests against copper plant turn violent", May 23, 2018....
Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales
« Incendie de la tour Grenfell à Londres : une filiale de Saint-Gobain sur le banc des accusés », 22 mai 2018...
- Related companies: Saint-Gobain
Laos: Banana workers sickened by chemicals used on Chinese-owned farms; pregnant workers especially at risk
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Lao Banana Workers Sickened by Chemicals Used on Farms", 30 May 2018...
Cambodia: Govt. shuts down illegal gold mining operations after mass poisoning that caused 13 deaths
Author: Khy Sovuthy, Khmer Times
"Authorities shutter illegal mines", 30 May 2018...
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Gold Mine Waste Blamed for Deadly Poisoning in Cambodia", 17 May 2018...