Subject: [cwj 109] Need info on KANEGAFUCHI
From: "Adam Ma'anit" <> (by way of Corporate Watch in Japanese <>)
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 12:58:05 -0700
Seq: 109

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Organization:   	Friends of the Earth International
Date sent:      	Wed, 20 Sep 2000 13:49:54 -0400
Subject:        	FOEI: Urgent message from FoE Norway

Dear friends,

We need your urgent help. Do you have any information about the=20
Japanese company KANEGAFUCHI? =20

We have found that Kanegafuchi is responsible for pollution of the=20
harbour of Oslo, Norway. The pollution is PCB, mostly used in ships=20
paint up until PCB was forbidden here in 1980. The trade name of the=20
Kanegafuchi product identified in sediments in Oslo harbour is=20
Kanechlor. =20

Friends of the Earth Norway has worked for several years to make=20
producers responsible for environmental damage caused by their=20
products. We have now made important progress. Any information you=20
might be able to come up with on this particular company would be=20
greatly appreciated. We are also interested in information on the other=20
big PCB manufaturers Monsanto, Bayer and Rhone Poulenc. =20

Thanking you in advance for your help, =20

K=E5re Olerud
Head of Information/International Co-ordinator
Norges Naturvernforbund / Friends of the Earth Norway
Tel.: (+47) 22 40 24 00=A0 /=A0=A0 (+47) 950 73 320

CEO, is a European-based research and campaign group targeting the=20
threats to democracy, equity, social justice and the environment=20
posed by the economic and political power of corporations and=20
their lobby groups.

Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Paulus Potterstraat 20
1071 DA Amsterdam
Tel/Fax: +31-20-612-7023
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