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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP Announces It Has Filed a Class Action Against Bausch & Lomb on Behalf of All Users of ReNu With MoistureLoc Solution -- BOL
NEW YORK, April 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (http://www.yourlawyer.com) announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit against Bausch & Lomb, Inc. (NYSE:BOL) on behalf of all users of ReNu with MoistureLoc Solution. Last week, the CDC and FDA warned that ReNu with MoistureLoc may be linked to serious fungal infections. The suit seeks damages against Bausch & Lomb, Inc. to cover medical screening and medical monitoring expenses for all class members. The suit was filed yesterday in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. For more information on this suit please visit http://www.yourlawyer.com/topics/overview/renu_contact_solution and http://www.renulawsuit.com.
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc.
First Quarter 2006 Earnings Call Logistics
NEW YORK, April 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. (NYSE:OSG), a market leader providing global energy transportation services, announced today that it plans to release its first quarter fiscal 2006 earnings on Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at approximately 7:00 a.m. and will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss results for the quarter. All shareholders and other interested parties are invited to participate by calling (800) 231-5571 within the United States and (973) 582-2952 for international calls. A webcast of the conference call and an accompanying slide presentation will be available on Overseas Shipholding Group's website at http://www.osg.com in the Investor Relations Events and Webcasts section.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Employees Stitch Quilts for Children
SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- One flight attendant made 216 quilts, while another flight attendant and her mother stitched 248 quilts for the annual quilt donation to Salt Lake City's Primary Children's Medical Center. These quilts, along with approximately 700 others, today will be on display at the Delta Center as Delta employees present the donation to the hospital. The 1,175 quilts blanket the entire arena floor and nearly 30 percent of the facility's seating area.
Occidental Petroleum Corp.
OxyChem to Convert Taft Membrane to KOH
LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Occidental Chemical Corporation ("OxyChem"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY), today announced that it will convert its membrane cell chlor-alkali plant in Taft, Louisiana to produce potassium hydroxide (KOH). The company also announced it will close its Muscle Shoals, Alabama mercury cell chlor-alkali operation sometime in 2008 after this conversion is completed.