Category Archives: Political

The Curious Tale of the Dow Chemical CEO and Trump’s ‘Presidential Pen’. Part 1.

It’s “Trebles All Round” with a beaming President Trump at the White House after an executive agreement had been signed establishing regulatory watchdogs inside federal agencies. The new watchdogs will be responsible for enforcing his agenda to reduce regulations standing in the way of business- not least those of the Environmental Protection Agency. Directly to […]

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Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris Appointed Head of American Manufacturing Council. US Department of Justice not issuing summons to Dow

With an incredible slap to the face for the survivors of the Bhopal Disaster, controversial Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris was appointed, in December of 2016, head of the American Manufacturing Council at a rally in Michigan. Dow has a notorious reputation for running rough-shod over rules and regulations in the countries within which it […]

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Dow Chemical Company- Illegal Activities, Fines and Civil Penalties

Under current CEO Andrew Liveris, Donald Trump’s appointment as the new head of the American Manufacturing Council, Dow Chemical may have offered a template for the way Mr.Trump’s administration wishes US companies to conduct their business. In Liveris’ speech to the Michigan rally at which his appointment was announced he enthusiastically exclaimed to Trump that […]

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Dow Must Attend Criminal Case Hearing in Bhopal

The Dow Chemical Company must respond to court summons (show cause notice) tomorrow, Saturday 19th December, and attend the district court in Bhopal in relation to criminal charges pertaining to the 1984 Bhopal Gas Disaster which remain outstanding against its wholly-owned subsidiary the Union carbide Corporation (UCC). Dow has ignored three previous, consecutive criminal court […]

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Modi Govt Completes 1 Year, Bhopal Gas Victims have Nothing to Cheer

PRESS RELEASE from International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal At a press conference today, survivors of the December ‘84 Union Carbide gas disaster, condemned the NDA government for its failure to secure justice and provide rehabilitation during its one year rule. The conference was organized jointly by five Bhopal based organizations fighting for the rights […]

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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.