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Autor(a): Paul Simao, Reuters
The parents of a group of children with autism this week sued several drug companies and dental associations in the United States for allegedly exposing their kids to the neurological disorder in vaccines and dental fillings containing mercury. The...
Premcor Refining Group Inc. said this week it will pay a $6.2 million fine related to alleged violations of environmental laws at its now-closed refinery near Chicago.
- Empresas relacionadas: Premcor (part of Valero Energy)
Autor(a): UFCW - United Food and Commercial Workers Union
Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Hoffman Plastics v. National Labor Relations Board -...Congress can and should immediately correct this decision with the passage of very simple language that provides for uniform remedies for workers who are...
Autor(a): Adam Fendelman, ePrairie.com
Past and present employees of MCI and WorldCom in Chicago have banded together with some 150 others across the nation to levy a class action lawsuit for having allegedly faced sex, race, disability, age and religious discrimination on a daily basis.
Autor(a): Jeffrey Hodgson, Reuters
Inco Ltd. was ordered last week to clean up 25 homes polluted by its nickel refinery in Port Colborne, Ontario, in an ongoing dispute that has pitted the mining giant against angry residents of the small town on the shores of Lake Erie.
- Empresas relacionadas: Inco (part of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce)
Autor(a): Oxfam America
Recently, residents of the Peruvian city of Cajamarca raised their voices to oppose the expansion of a gold mine to Quilish Mountain, a key water resource for over 100,000 people in the city and valley. Despite local concerns about cyanide used by the...
- También se encuentra en: Prevent Expansion of U.S. and World Bank Mine in Peruvian Farming Community
- Empresas relacionadas: Compañia de Minas Buenaventura Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont, Sumitomo & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura) Newmont Goldcorp
A new world environment organization and an international environmental court would help make sense of the more than 500 environmental agreements and agencies now operating around the globe, researchers said last week.
- También se encuentra en: U.N. University urges consideration of new world environment organization & court
Autor(a): Cultural Survival
This week multinational Shell Petroleum Development Corporation settled one of two major cases brought against them by local peoples suffering the consequences of their operations in the Niger Delta. [settlement of lawsuit for alleged damage to Ogbodo...