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1 August 2007

[PDF] full report: "World Investment Report - Transnational Corporations, Extractive Industries and Development"

Author: UN Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD)

The World Investment Report 2007 focuses on the role of transnational corporations in extractive industries... Transnational corporations can bring in the finance and management skills [poor] economies need... But as we know, the extraction of natural...

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22 February 2007

CSR: Mining

Author: Globe and Mail [Canada]

[Results of Globe & Mail / Jantzi Research survey of mining sector. Compares social & environmental performance of the following companies, listed from highest score to lowest: Alcan, Barrick, Cameco, Teck Cominco, Inmet Mining, Kinross Gold,...

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3 July 2006
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Author: Presse Canadienne

Un tribunal fédéral d'appel a conclu lundi qu'une poursuite environnementale contre Teck Cominco pouvait aller de l'avant. La poursuite contre l'entreprise canadienne a été déposée par deux membres des Tribus confédérées de Colville. Selon eux, la...

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9 November 2004

Teck Cominco to Appeal U.S. Pollution Ruling

Author: Allan Dowd, Reuters

Canadian miner Teck Cominco Ltd. will appeal a U.S. judge's refusal to dismiss a case over cross-border pollution of a lake on the Columbia River...

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22 January 2004

Top Court Rules for EPA on Alaskan Mine Permit

Author: James Vicini, Reuters

A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled...the federal government can overrule some state environmental decisions in a dispute involving an Alaskan zinc mine operated by Canada's Teck-Cominco Ltd.

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13 January 2004

U.S. regulator has no jurisdiction over B.C. smelter, says Teck Cominco

Author: Canadian Press

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has no jurisdiction over how Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. runs its LEAD-zinc smelter in Trail, B.C., the Vancouver-based company says.

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17 December 2003

EPA begins a legal challenge against Canadian metal company - Company says U.S. agency overstepping border

Author: Stephen Mercer, Star of Grand Coulee

A possibly precedent-setting debate over whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can collect money from a Canadian company took another step last week...The EPA issued an order...intended to protect the American taxpayer from paying millions...

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15 December 2003

EPA battles Canadian company over river pollution

Author: Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency is trying to force a Canadian company [Teck Cominco] to clean up decades of toxic smelter waste that have flowed down the Columbia River into Lake Roosevelt in the United States.

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7 October 2003

Colvilles threaten suit over pollution - Tribe wants to force EPA to take action on Lake Roosevelt [USA/Canada]

Author: Associated Press

The Colville Confederated Tribes say they may file a lawsuit to force the [U.S.] Environmental Protection Agency to declare Lake Roosevelt a Superfund site, or accept a voluntary cleanup by the owners of a Canadian smelter...The records show that...

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23 September 2002

Alaska villagers sue Teck Cominco over pollution [USA]

Author: Yereth Rosen, Reuters

Residents of Kivilina, an Inupiat Eskimo village on Alaska's northwestern coast, sued Teck Cominco Ltd. , charging the company with 2,171 federal water-pollution violations at its Red Dog Mine, the world's largest zinc producer.

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