Monday, May 12, 2008

ArcelorMittal not serious about pollution control: activists

ArcelorMittal President and CEO Lakshmi Mittal
LONDON, England -- "ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, faces charges of leaving a trail of environmental destruction in its plants across the globe as environment campaigners plan to descend on Luxembourg next week to protest the company's lack of sensitivity towards pollution control. Protestors will present Arcelor's shareholders at its annual meeting with a 40-page dossier of evidence about the firm's lack of interest in controlling pollution at its manufacturing units across the globe, from Orissa in India to Vanderbijlpark in South Africa, a media report said today... Liz Ilg, from Citizen Action in Cleveland, Ohio, demanded that the company put more effort into cutting pollution at her local works," Daily News and Analysis.

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1 comment:

  1. I have heard alot about this guy, still not sure why the government is not taking step against him, are there no osha safety training like authorities in orissa.