Monthly Archives: March 2011

National group weighs in on W.Va. chemical lawsuit

2011-03-17 10:01:00 sify finance A national lobbying group for the chemical industry wants a federal judge in West Virginia to tread lightly in a lawsuit over a deadly chemical stored at a Bayer CropScience plant, arguing his rulings could have nationwide implications. In a friend-of-the-court brief filed Monday, the American Chemistry Council urges U.S. District […]

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Filmmaker Demands U.S. Take Responsibility for Bhopal

by Zachary Shahan · March 16, 2011 Can you name what is widely considered the world’s worst industrial disaster? I’ll give you some clues: it happened in India in 1984, has killed up to 25,000 people, has caused over half a million injuries, and involved a catastrophic gas leak at a Union Carbide (now […]

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Get your running shoes on Jenny…

…the Lisbon half-marathon is calling! Get good sleep Jenny, rest up and run run run. Now you see her, now you don’t… and she’s striding ahead, she’s determined, she’s looking cool, calm and decidedly unclammy! Thanks Jenny, apreciar! – look forward to hearing all about it. All good wishes to you from all of us […]

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16 Campaign for justice and dignity

From Sathyu’s Introduction to Bhopal for Young People The people poisoned by Union Carbide and Dow Chemical have fought and continue to fight a tough battle to regain their dignity and get justice. Their dignity was taken away by their being sick and unable to work and be forced to drink contaminated water. Justice has […]

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15 The Indian Government’s response

From Sathyu’s Introduction to Bhopal for Young People Instead of helping the people of Bhopal, the Indian Government put more energy and effort into downplaying the disaster. Top officials in the state government asked truck drivers to carry large numbers of dead bodies and dump them in the river and inside forests. The government passed […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.