Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin, India fined $18 million for environmental violations

New Delhi, April 04, 2012 – The Indian Supreme court has reportedly fined Sterlite Copper (a division of Vedanta- a company listed in the UK and a global metals conglomerate) an amount of Rs. 100 crore (approximately $18 million US) for environmental violations. Apparently the plant, a copper smelter, caused groundwater pollution in the area […]

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CSB says employees should be part of accident investigations to promote facility safety

Washington, DC, March 7, 2012 — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced today that it has developed a new policy on employee participation in investigations that the Board hopes will enhance the vital role played by plant workers in determining root causes of incidents and promoting facility safety. The policy, which was approved by a […]

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