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Artículo
26 March 2002
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Autor(a): BBC News

Three major US corporations accused of profiting from the slave trade before it was abolished almost 150 years ago are being taken to court by African-Americans seeking compensation for the abuses suffered by their ancestors. The lawsuit is the first...

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24 March 2002
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Autor(a): James Cox, USA Today

The complaint, to be filed Tuesday in federal District Court in New York, asks for unspecified damages, restitution for unpaid slave labor and a share of corporate profits derived from slavery.

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20 March 2002
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Autor(a): BBC News

Families of workplace death victims were due in Parliament on Wednesday to demand the introduction of a corporate killing law. Relatives of those who died in tragedies like the Ladbroke Grove rail crash were also due to lobby MPs over making company...

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18 March 2002
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Autor(a): Reuters

A CSX Corp. freight train derailed on the weekend near an Atlanta water reservoir, and at least one of its cars was leaking a hazardous chemical...Atlanta police and fire department officials evacuated residents and businesses within a half-mile of the...

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  • Empresas relacionadas: CSX
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5 March 2002
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Autor(a): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

For their outstanding and innovative efforts in helping clean the nation's air, EPA Administrator Christie Whitman today honored 47 local and state governments, industries and citizens groups at the second Annual Clean Air Excellence Awards ceremony in...

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21 February 2002
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Autor(a): James Cox, USA Today

..So far, the reparations legal team has publicly identified five companies it says have slave ties: insurers Aetna, New York Life and AIG and financial giants J.P. Morgan Chase Manhattan Bank and FleetBoston Financial Group...Independently, USA TODAY...

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21 February 2002
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Autor(a): James Cox, USA Today

North America's four major rail networks — Norfolk Southern, CSX, Union Pacific and Canadian National — all own lines that were built and operated with slave labor.

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Artículo
1 October 2001
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Autor(a): Reuters

Thames Water, owned by German utility RWE , topped a British pollution league table as the worst offender for the second year running last week as an environmental watchdog called for higher fines and stiffer penalties in the fight against pollution.....

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Artículo
28 June 2001
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Autor(a): U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department today announced that Amtrak, the nation's largest passenger rail operator, has signed an agreement to carry out environmental audits at its facilities nationwide and undertake other...

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  • Empresas relacionadas: Amtrak
Demanda
20 October 2000
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

During World War II, Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Français (SNCF), the French national railroad company, transported 76,000 civilians to Nazi death camps.  Holocaust survivors filed three different lawsuits against SNCF seeking to hold it...

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