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Coca-Cola in India ordered to pay USD47 million in pollution compensation

The Indian subsidiary of the Coca-Cola company has been ordered to pay USD47 million in compensation for pollution caused by its plant in the southern Indian state of Kerala.

A state-initiated panel found that the Palakkad bottling plant was guilty of polluting groundwater and foisting cadmium-laden waste sludge on local farmers as fertiliser.

(Source: The Epoch Times)