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Shell’s contractor delivered three loads of booze to gardaiâ

In an attempt to improve relations, Shell recruited John Egan, a former BBC journalist and Mayo native, in late 2005.  James Laffey, the editor of The Western People, has confirmed that Egan sent him six bottles of wine before Christmas 2005 but that he returned them.

The Sunday Times

Times Website Headline: Shell’s contractor delivered three loads of booze to gardaiâ

Newspaper headline: Fresh claims against Shell in alcohol row

Published 18 August 2013 Ireland

By Aine Ryan

A contractor in a dispute with Shell over a delivery of a large consignment of alcohol to Belmullet garda station before Christmas 2007 claims that the oil giant also paid it to deliver liquor loads to the station in 2005 and 2006.

OSSL, a contractor on the Corrib gas project which Shell allegedly hired to make the deliveries, claims “the same pattern” occurred in 2005 and 2006, but “the delivery on both these occasions was modest”. read more

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Contaminated soil testing at Carousel tract in Carson confirms residents’ health and safety fears

Screen Shot 2013-08-18 at 08.30.15Until recently, Barbara Post struggled to get people to react with urgency to her claims that Shell Oil’s contamination of her Carson neighborhood caused her neighbor’s 132 tumors, her daughter’s flesh-eating disease and her deceased husband’s irregular heartbeat.

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By Sandy Mazza, Staff Writer
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Posted: 08/07/13, 8:27 PM PDT |

Until recently, Barbara Post struggled to get people to react with urgency to her claims that Shell Oil’s contamination of her Carson neighborhood caused her neighbor’s 132 tumors, her daughter’s flesh-eating disease and her deceased husband’s irregular heartbeat.

After all, state health officials have repeatedly said the extensive contamination found underneath the 50-acre Carousel tract does not pose an immediate threat to human health. Constant exposure to the air may result in a slightly increased cancer risk over dozens of years, experts said. But there was no apparent rush to get people out of the area when large deposits of waste oil were found there about five years ago. read more

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