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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

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Chlordecone is a pesticide known as Kepone that the U.S. banned in 1976. The Stockholm Convention has banned its production and commercialization since 2004. A judge in France temporarily set aside the lawsuit to allow for three months of research. The first lawsuit, filed in 2006, is still pending before the courts.
3 months ago·San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but denied compensation to those affected

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but denied compensation to those affected

3 months ago·United States
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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but

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The Washington PostThe Washington Post

Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but denied compensation to those affected

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case - Local News 8

By DÁNICA COTO Associated PressSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique but denied compensation to those affected. The long-awaited decision announced Monday was bittersweet for activists and attorneys who accused the French government of failing to protect the health of its pe…

3 months ago
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Court finds France negligent in Caribbean pesticide case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A court in Paris found the French government guilty of wrongful negligence involving the former use of a banned pesticide...

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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