Lawsuits & regulatory action
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Kiwasco & Kibos Sugar allegedly discharging toxic effluent into Lake Victoria compromising locals' health & right to food; companies' comment
Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)
"Shame of Kisumu water company destroying Lake Victoria"...
Uganda: Local community says abrupt closure of Nyamuliro Wolfram mine has compromised their livelihood; company comments
Author: The Independent (Uganda)
"Workers protest closure of Nyamuliro wolfram mines"...
“Samsung board Chairman Lee Sang-hoon resigns following jail sentence”, 14 February 2020...
- Related stories: S. Korea: Samsung Electronics chairman steps down following conviction for violating labour laws
- Related companies: Samsung
Mexico: Ruling confirms that mining company Continuum Resources Mexico violated the rights of indigenous communities in Oaxaca
Author: Mexico News Daily
“Oaxaca indigenous community wins ruling against Canadian miner”, 12th February 2020...
- Related companies: Continuum Resources
Author: Mining Weekly (South Africa)
‘First payments in South African silicosis settlement expected in second quarter’ 5 February 2020...
Author: Keith Slack, Earth Rights International
Early in his presidency, Trump disparaged and proposed eliminating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), a landmark U.S. law that makes it illegal for U.S-listed companies to bribe foreign government officials... [W]e should be doing just the...
Author: Doreen Wainainah, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Four firms fined for misleading product quality", 27 January 2020...
USA: Oil companies have not yet been held accountable for environmental damage from spills in Louisiana
Author: Joan Meiners, The Times-Picayune & The Advocate
"How Oil Companies Avoided Environmental Accountability After 10.8 Million Gallons Spilled," 27 December 2019 ...