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Reports: BASF and Shell agree to payout in Brazil contamination case
7:44 AM MDT | March 13, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez
BASF and Shell Brazil have agreed to a payout plan to compensate some former workers of a Paulinia, São Paulo, chemical production site allegedly exposed to chemical contamination. The companies agreed to pay for the medical treatment of 1,068 former workers and/or their dependents. Under the agreement, the companies agreed to pay 200 million reais ($102 million) in collective damages, according to news daily O Estado de S.Paulo. From that total, R$50 million are expected to go towards construction of a maternity hospital in Paulinia with the...
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