Feds Block Shareholders’ Attempt To End Production Of Toxic Lead Paint

The Huffington Post, 13 May 2015
Author: Lynne Peeples
“One of the world’s largest paint manufacturers continues to add a toxic heavy metal to products it sells outside the U.S., mostly in poor countries, despite decades of health warnings and ongoing pleas to stop the practice — the latest of which came from the company’s own investors. A recent government decision allowed PPG Industries to ignore a shareholder proposal to remove lead from its industrial paints, in a move health advocates call potentially “precedent-setting.”
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