Category Archives: Union Carbide

US Court rules in favour of Union Carbide but Indian Courts Beckon for Dow.

Judge Keenan, in the New York Southern District Court has ruled in favour of the defendant, the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), finding that the company could not be sued for ongoing contamination from the chemical plant. The action seeks relief and medical monitoring for the contamination in Bhopal caused by the indiscriminate dumping of toxic […]

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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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Rally at #DowChemical in Washington demanding Dow attend Bhopal criminal court July 4th.

Rally at #DowChemical in Washington. #amnestyinternational demanding Dow attend #Bhopal criminal court  July 4th. Dow Chemical was served a summons in March but Dow complained that it was ‘not properly served’. The mistake was corrected and the summons was re-served. Dow’s wholly owned subsidiary Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) is a ‘proclaimed absconder’ from Indian justice. […]

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Vote Dow for Dirtiest Corporation

Adbusters, a Canada based anti-consumerist, pro-environment not-for-profit, organization is running a simple online campaign to expose the dozen worst corporations. Dow Chemical is particularly good at keeping itself off of the radar and did not even make the original group of twelve corporations. But, we thought that we should change that and have now voted […]

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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.