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Canada: Supreme Court rules National Energy Board failed to properly consult with Inuit on seismic testing, but gives green light to Enbridge pipeline
In a pair of unanimous decisions, the Canadian Supreme Court ruled that the National Energy Board has the authority to conduct consultations on the government's behalf, and that it did so adequately in one case and insufficiently in another. The Clyde...
Author: Chris D'Angelo, Huffington Post (USA)
"Boss of coal-hauling railroad says 'fossil fuels are dead," 20 July 2017...
Indian communities affected by adverse impacts of coal-fired power plant ask US court to reconsider doctrine of “absolute immunity” from lawsuits of Intl. Finance Corp.
Author: EarthRights International
"Judge Declares World Bank Immunity Cases “Wrongly Decided”; Indian Plaintiffs Ask D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to Review “Absolute Immunity” Doctrine", 25 Jul 2017...
- Related stories: Intl. Finance Corp. lawsuit (re financing of coal-fired plant in India)
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- Related companies: Tata Group
Thailand: Environmental defenders sued by state & co.; villagers face up to ten years in prison for opposition to mining
Author: Fortify Rights (Thailand)
"Thailand: Drop Charges, Protect Environmental Defenders", 24 Jul 2017...
Nigeria: Youths in Ibeno protest against oil spills allegedly from ExxonMobil facilities; company denies spills are from their facility
Author: Okon Bassey, This Day (Nigeria)
"Nigeria ExxonMobil Denies Oil Spills in Ibeno As Youths Protest, Block Workers At...", 21 July 2017...
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Author: TITAN Cement
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited TITAN Cement Company S.A. to respond to EIPR's rejoinder. TITAN Cement stated that it will not provide a response.
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- This is a non response from the following companies: Titan Cement