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12 January 2012
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Auteur: Sofia News Agency

A large fire has erupted overnight at the plant for alkaline paints and resins "Orgahim" in Bulgaria's...city of Ruse. The Ruse Mayor...reported...that the fire has been tamed. Three workers have inhaled harmful gases – they were sent to the local...

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9 August 2011
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Auteur: Jiang Tao Shi, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

Authorities in Dalian...narrowly avoid[ed] a potentially disastrous chemical spill Monday, amid public panic and calls for a reassessment of risks in pushing ahead with large petrochemical projects along the Bohai Sea coast...Local officials scrambled....

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15 November 2010
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Auteur: Sophie Crowe, Palestine Monitor

"The settlement factories are manned primarily by Palestinian labourers, who work in miserable conditions", says Fathi Nasser, legal advisor with the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU). “The employers of these factories disregard...

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20 May 2010
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Auteur: Environmental Leader [USA]

Residents in Jersey City, N.J., have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania that alleges the companies dumped and failed to clean up hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods. The...

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25 October 2009
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Auteur: Zee News

...Pakistan has banned child labour in hazardous professions like tanneries, scavenging, making of surgical instruments and glass bangles, coal mining and fishing...[N]othing is being done to implement the law...Children work in all operations related...

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19 July 2009
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Auteur: Nicola Smith, Times [UK]

India’s exports of mica are used to make paints and electronic goods as well as glossy lipstick and eyeshadow. Campaigners against child labour believe cosmetics manufacturers sensitive to the views of consumers could do most to bring about reform. “It...

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1 February 2009
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1 February 2009
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Auteur: Human Rights Campaign [USA]

This ninth installment of The State of the Workplace report shows that job protections and benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees have surged in recent years, at large businesses and other private employers such as law firms and...

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26 January 2009
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Auteur: Ben Hallman, American Lawyer

...Rhode Island taxpayers...may have to cough up $240,000 to pay costs associated with two examiners hired by the state as part of a sweeping abatement plan... [The] decision by Rhode Island superior court Judge Michael Silverstein may have a chilling...

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Article
9 January 2009

La fermeture des « minings » a réduit la pollution de l’environnement au Katanga [Rép. Dém. du Congo]

Auteur: Willy Kabwe, Le Potentiel [Rép. Dém. du Congo]

La chute du cours des métaux, le retard mis dans le processus de revisitation des contrats miniers ainsi que la crise financière internationale ont été durement ressentis dans la province du Katanga...il est fait état de la mise au chômage de milliers...

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