Category Archives: Water Contamination

Indian Environment Ministry ‘Red Flags’ UNEP Contamination Assessment Offer

An offer from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to perform a comprehensive assessment of the depth and spread of contaminants in and around the abandoned Union Carbide factory in Bhopal has been ‘red-flagged’ by the Indian government. UNEP has indicated its willingness to perform this unprecedented assessment but the formal process requires that the […]

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UNEP Offers Contamination Assessment of Bhopal Disaster Site to Government of India

In a significant development for the Bhopal Disaster case, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has offered to undertake a full evaluation of the spread of toxic waste at the derelict Union Carbide factory in Bhopal. A full contamination assessment has never been made and toxic waste abandoned in and around the factory site continues to […]

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Dow Chemical Blocks Shareholder Enquiry into Bhopal on 30th Anniversary of Disaster.

Amnesty International reports: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As we near the 30th anniversary of the devastating gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is still choosing to ignore the toxic legacy of the disaster. In stark contrast, survivors and residents of Bhopal have no choice but to live with […]

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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.