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Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

Buenos Aires Citizens Seek Cleanup of Shell Refinery

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 30, 2008 – Following a scathing government audit of the Argentine affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell and a globally unprecedented preventive closure of its refinery in Buenos Aires, local groups Wednesday filed a formal international complaint against the company seeking relocation and redress. The complaint cites Shell Capsa “for the flagrant…

OECD: Tackle Environmental Problems Now or Pay More Later

OECD: Tackle Environmental Problems Now or Pay More Later

OSLO, Norway, March 6, 2008 (ENS) – Solving four major environmental problems – climate change, biodiversity loss, water scarcity, and the health impacts of pollution and toxics – is both achievable and affordable, finds a new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, which includes 30 countries committed to democracy and the…