Tag Archives: Union Carbide Corporation

Water Contamination Crisis- Bhopal’s Second Disaster

US multinational chemical company Dow, as successor company to the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), has a case to answer regarding an ongoing contaminated water disaster in Bhopal. This is a major public health issue affecting tens of thousands of poor people in the slum areas surrounding the abandoned Union Carbide pesticide factory. It is the […]

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Pressure building on Dow over Bhopal gas leak case

Pressure building on Dow ( #DowChemical ) over Bhopal gas leak case THE HINDU reports: The Dow Chemical Company came under renewed pressure from human rights organisations this week as the date for its court appearance in Bhopal edged closer, to answer the court on why its wholly owned subsidiary, the Union Carbide Company (UCC), […]

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New evidence shows Union Carbide’s role in designing and building Bhopal chemical plant that killed thousands and continues to pollute water

On January 29th the plaintiffs in a lawsuit, in the court of the Southern District of New York, released new evidence demonstrating the Union Carbide Corporations  direct role in designing and building the Bhopal pesticide plant, site of the world’s worst industrial disaster. Previously, Union Carbide had claimed that Union Carbide India Ltd were responsible […]

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‘Walk Your Talk, Chief Minister’ Survivors Rally to Remind the Chief Minister of Failed Promises

On Friday 30th August 2013, thousands of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today marched to the Chief Minister’s residence demanding that the state government walk its talk on the matter of additional compensation for death and injuries caused by the disaster. Jointly led by five organizations, the marchers waved copies of official […]

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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.