ArcelorMittal: Going nowhere slowly. A review of the global steel giant’s environmental and social impacts in 2008-2009.
Study | 12 May 2009
In addition to pollution problems from existing plants the report includes case studies on two new planned investments. ArcelorMittals plans to build two giant steel mills in the Indian states of Orissa and Jharkand are heavily opposed by local tribal people, who would be displaced from their land. In Romania, the company is planning to participate in the controversial Cernavoda 3 and 4 nuclear reactors using Candu-6 technology, which critics such as Greenpeace claim is outdated and dangerous.