Clovis is suing two chemical manufacturing giants over the toxic remains of a farm fumigant found in drinking-water wells around the community of nearly 100,000 people. This is not the first time Dow Chemical and Shell Oil have been sued in the Valley over contamination from fumigants. Fresno, Sanger and Livingston won multimillion-dollar settlements from [...]
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BEIJING, June 3 (Reuters) – Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) is considering Royal Dutch Shell and Dow Chemical Co as possible partners in a refinery it intends to build as a joint venture with Sinopec in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, a senior KPC executive said on Tuesday.
Nicaraguan banana plantation workers are “hoping a U.S. court will get them a $468 million default judgment against Dow Chemical Co., Dole Food Co. Inc. and Shell Chemical Co. that was awarded to them by a court in Managua. The Facts, Front Page article, Wed May 28, 2003 Clute, Texas By Michael Baker Nicaraguan banana [...]
The federal government wants permanent rules to reduce worker exposure to DBCP, a pesticide found to cause sterility in males and stomach cancer in laboratory animals. Dow Chemical Co. and Shell Oil Co., suspended production and recalled all DBCP products. The Bee: Danville Va., Wed Nov 2, 1977 page 5-A WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal [...]
Studies conducted at Shell Chemical Co. and Dow Chemical Co. plants of workers exposed to the chemical dibromochloropropane, or DBCP, indicate numerous cases of low fertility and several instances of sterility. The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich. Friday October 21, 1977 page 12 Wall Street Journal Ottaway News Service CINCINNATI- Studies conducted at Shell Chemical Co. [...]
Shell?s medical director, Dr. R. E. Joyner, said that the tests should not be interpreted as meaning the workers were sterile. 30 Aug 1977 DETROIT (AP) – Shell Chemical Co. says some of its workers exposed to the pesticide DBCP show low levels of sperm. Shell is the second manufacturer and third chemical company to [...]