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Former Director general of petrochemical plant of Noroxo between... News PhotoBéthune - France,Courthouse,Day 1,France,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Illness,Law,Legal Trial,Pas-de-Calais,Petrochemical Plant,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFormer Director general of petrochemical plant of Noroxo between November 2003 and January 2004 Johnny Malec (L) and current director Jean-Luc Vinet (R), chat in the Bethune courthouse, northern France on December 10, 2012 during the opening day of the trial against Noroxo for contanimination. Noroxo, part of the Exxon Mobile group, the world's biggest oil producer is tried in a case of an epidemic legionellosis , whose source of contamination was identified as the Noroxo factory in Harnes, and contracted over the 2003 and 2004 period making 83 victims, fourteen of which died. AFP PHOTO / Francois LO PRESTI (Photo credit should read FRANCOIS LO PRESTI/AFP/Getty Images)