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Cement giant pollutes Lebanese coast

Feature story | January 14, 2003 at 0:00

Another oil spill, slick black waters, dead birds, local fishermen's livelihoods ruined. However this spill was not caused by the usual suspects of shady operators running rusting tankers. This spill was cause by the world's biggest cement...

Activists blockade the gate of a Holcim cement

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

Activists blockade the gate of a Holcim cement plant to protest the proposed burning of trash as fuel, which would contaminate the cement and release dioxins.

Spanish police officer subduing a peaceful Greenpeace activist

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

Spanish police officer subduing a peaceful Greenpeace activist protesting using cement plants as incinerators.

Blockade of a Holcim cement plant

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

Activist chained around the wheel of a cement truck - part of a blockade of a Holcim cement plant.

Activist being arrested at protest against

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

Activist being arrested at protest against using trash as fuel in a cement plant, which would produce toxic ash, air borne pollution and contaminated cement.

A peaceful activists gets taken down by Spanish authorities

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

A peaceful activists gets taken down by Spanish authorities while protesting at a Holcim cement plant.

Peaceful activists being dragged away

Image | October 15, 2002 at 1:00

Peaceful activists being dragged away after protesting against the proposed incineration of waste at a Spanish cement plant.

Holcim's workers with no proper equipment

Image | January 8, 2003 at 0:00

Holcim's workers with no proper equipment removing the oil spill caused by a technical fault at their plant in Kefraya, North of Lebanon.

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