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17 September 2018

US court orders Canadian mining co. Teck Metals to pay $8 mln. impact assessment costs to tribes in water contamination lawsuit

Author: Karina Brown, Courthouse News (USA)

"Tribes to Recover $8M in Costs to Nail Mining Company", 14 Sep 2018...

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30 August 2018

Metal Refinery (EPZ) lawsuit (re lead pollution in Kenya)

In 2016, the Centre for Justice Governance and Environmental Action (CJGEA) instituted a class action lawsuit on behalf of the Owino Uhuru community in a Kenyan Environment and Land Court in relation to lead contamination and poisoning....

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8 August 2018
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Das Öko-Institut berichtet in einer aktuellen Studie über die Risiken für Menschenrechte und Umwelt, die mit der Globalisierung der Wertschöpfungsketten deutscher Unternehmen einhergehen. Die Analyse beruht auf den drei Fallstudien 'Bergbau', ...

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6 August 2018
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Author: Grüne Liga

"Elektronikschrott vermeiden statt Gifte exportieren - Zum Kinostart von „Welcome to Sodom – Dein Smartphone ist schon hier", 25. Juli 2018...

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28 July 2018

Big banks respond to NGO call to end mine waste dumping at sea and into rivers

An campaign by Earthworks aimed at ending mine waste dumping in riverine and marine bodies of water is attracting the support of banking institutions. ...

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12 July 2018

France: Sanofi stops production at chemical factory over health concerns following toxic waste emissions

Author: AFP, The Local FR

"Chemical factory closed in south west France after toxic waste outcry", 10 July 2018...

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26 June 2018

UK: Govt. inquiry to examine social & environmental impact of 'fast fashion'

Author: UK Parliament

"Sustainability of the fashion industry inquiry launched", 22 June 2018...

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16 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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14 June 2018

USA: Poultry processing co. to face lawsuit over waste disposal practices that allegedly led to air & water pollution, health problems

Author: Mallory Metzner, WRDE.com (USA)

"Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Mountaire Farms", 13 Jun 2018...

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31 May 2018

Spain: Food supplier to German supermarkets under fire over claims of waste dumping

Author: Joe Gerrard, Euro Weekly

A FOOD supplier to some leading German supermarkets has come under investigation from Murcian prosecutors over claims of waste dumping in the Mar Menor lagoon......

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