News tagged with toxic chemical

Taiwan factory workers win $18 mn over cancer deaths

Workers from a factory in Taiwan which leeched toxic chemicals they say resulted in 200 deaths from cancer and more than 1,000 other cases of the disease won a Tw$564.45 million ($18 million) payout from US electronics company ...

dateApr 17, 2015 in Business
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Samsung apologizes to sickened chip workers (Update)

Samsung Electronics Co. apologized and promised compensation to chip factory workers who suffered cancers linked to chemical exposure, a rare win for families and activists seven years after the death of a 23-year-old employee ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Business
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Toxic water scandal hits Italian region

An Italian official was forced Friday to reassure residents their water is safe to drink, after tests showed that toxic waste had leaked into the supply in the central region of Abruzzo.

dateMar 28, 2014 in Environment
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