Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
(Occidental Petroleum Corporation)
16 companies ordered to clean up contaminated soil from pesticides and heavy metals at Superfund site operating from early 1930's until mid 1980's - cleanup costs $14.3 million & $945,000 past costs and future oversight.Hagerstown, MD, United StatesUS Environmental Protection AgencyPollution
(Occidental Petroleum Corporation)
Oil companies lobby over California's Proposition 23, which would overturn the 2006 landmark Global Warming Solutions Act.California, United StatesTriple PunditClimate Change, Lobbying
(Occidental Petroleum Corporation)
26, 000 banana workers compensated by chemical companies over sterility and other health defects caused by  DBCP use in 1970s - $41 million.Central America, Africa, Philipinnes,Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, BANANAS!Injuries & Diseases