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1 July 2018

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...

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28 June 2018

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...

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17 June 2018

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.... ...

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17 June 2018

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...

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17 June 2018

Citigroup to limit financing for mines that dispose of tailings waste at sea; follows NGO campaign

Author: Jim Tan, Mongabay

"Citigroup limits financing for mines that dump tailings at sea", 12 June 2019...

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11 June 2018

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....

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6 June 2018
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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...

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3 June 2018

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...

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2 June 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...

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20 May 2018

Cambodia: Industry minister says toxic substances seepage from gold mines caused injuries & deaths

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Gold Mine Waste Blamed for Deadly Poisoning in Cambodia", 17 May 2018...

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