New information surrounding Volkswagen emissions scandal.

New information surrounding the Volkswagen emission scandal involving the testing of car emissions on monkeys. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/volkswagen-emissions-testing-1.4509035  

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Petaquilla Minerals Ltd: Canadian Company Harmed Workers & The Environment in Panama

Not only did Petaquilla Minerals Ltd abandon the Molejón Gold Mine altogether in 2015, leaving a pile of gravel and rusting equipment, but it also left without playing wages and employee benefits of more than 600 workers. The failed amount is totaled at 11 million US dollars. The company also faced fines of 2 million US dollars for …

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Audi Faces Emissions Scandal as Companies Upgrade Fleets to Meet EU Directives

Yusen Logistics - a company concerned with the automotive, aerospace, retail, healthcare, and technology sectors - has recently invested in a vehicle fleet system (Euro 6) that increases fuel economy while also reducing CO2 emissions by converting nitrogen oxide into harmless nitrogen and water before reaching the exhaust. This technology falls in line with the European Union …

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Lawfare and corporate harms

Supreme Court rejects Rio Tinto's efforts to dismiss Innu class action lawsuit: Innu claim mines have harmed environment and their way of life [Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press via CBC News] http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/supreme-court-rio-tinto-class-action-1.3273225 While the Supreme Court ruling favours the Innu nations that have brought the lawsuit, this case demonstrates the privileging of corporate (and state) …

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