Monthly Archives: April 2017

Music and Art for Bhopal

Last November, long-term BMA supporter Fiona Case organised a hugely successful evening of music at the Pilton Working Men’s Club & Village Hall in Shepton Mallet. Among the acts that night were blues band ‘Social Club’ who have been inspired to organise another terrific looking night of music, this time in Reading. ‘Music and Art […]

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Toxic Merger Update

The controversial merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont was granted conditional approval by the EU on March 27th, paving the way for a deal later this year, despite concerns being raised over apparent attempts to conceal vast liabilities connected with their respective contamination legacies.1-7 After announcing the merger, both companies withheld critical information from shareholders […]

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‘Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’

‘Dow Chemical Want Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’ Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxic pesticide widely used in U.S. agriculture (Dow’s chlorpyrifos trade names include: Dursban, Lorsban, Lock-On Insecticide, Cobalt). Generally sprayed on crops, it’s used to kill a variety of agricultural pests. It has a slightly skunky odour, similar to rotten eggs, and […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.