Category Archives: Industrial hazards

Bhopal disaster victims may never get compensation following Dow-DuPont merger, fears UN official

Baskut Tuncak, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, is ‘deeply concerned’ about the merger between Dow and DuPont, which could obstruct justice for victims of the world’s deadliest industrial disaster. In an article in The Independent, Mr. Tuncak […]

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Dow Chemical Asks US Government Agencies to Ignore US Government Scientists’ Pesticide Study

Dow Chemical Asks US Government Agencies to Ignore US Government Scientists’ Pesticide Study Over the last four years, US Federal Government scientists have been investigating the effects of organophosphate pesticides on endangered species. Their 10,000 page report concluded that the three pesticides: chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion, each pose a risk to the 1,800 critically threatened […]

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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.