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People Power Vs Big Oil ACTION
World  (tags: ecosystems, habitat, Nigeria, Shell, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, pollution, wildlife, environment )

Nancy
- 2388 days ago - avaaz.org
In days, Nigeria's Parliament could approve a $5 billion fine against giant oil polluter Shell for a spill that devastated the lives of millions of people, and pass a law to hold all oil companies to account for polluting and plundering. This is a waters~
Dole Wants Corporations to Get Away With Murder. Literally. ACTION
World  (tags: elections, usa, Dole, Shell, banana workers, Columbiagovernment, politics, citizens united, finance, money, corporate )

Nancy
- 2428 days ago - sumofus.org
Corporations know that this case is precedent-setting, and so corporations like Dole Foods are filing briefs in support of Shell to protect their own interests and make sure they can't be held accountable for human rights abuses abroad either.
Nigerians Dying at 40 in Niger Delta?
World  (tags: africa, Niger, oil spill, contaminated, polluted, air, water, land, fish, die at 40, Niger Delta, suffer, ecosystem, Shell, death, humanrights )

Naoko
- 3201 days ago - afrik-news.com
The water they use for washing or cooking is polluted, fish is scarce and contaminated. Agricultural lands are unfit for cultivation. And the air is polluted by flaring or the burning of natural gas out of oil.
Allegations of Corporate Crimes Against Humanity Going to Trial
World  (tags: world, business, Shell, oil, money, environment, crimes, humanity, nigeria, human rights, abuses, corporate, corruption, ethics, gas, flaring, pollution, humans, habitat, nature, ecosystems, health, illness, risks, death )

Tom
- 3669 days ago - law.com
Possibly for the first time, a corporation goes on trial for crimes against humanity. Southern District of New York Judge Kimba Wood rejected all but one motion to dismiss by Shell Petroleum, N.V. and other defendants in Wiwa v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.
A Major Milestone: Big Oil Is Back in Iraq
World  (tags: oil, raq, Shell, BP, Total, Exxon-Mobil, Chevron, Iraq war, profiteering )

RC
- 3991 days ago - nytimes.com
It seems as though one of the largest, yet unadmitted, reasons for the US and the UK to wage war in Iraq is producing its bittersweet fruit: no-bid oil development contracts are on the table.Big Oil is sitting down with Iraqi offcials to make it happen.
   

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