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Increased Compensation for Disaster Survivors? Union Carbide Moves for Early Hearing in Curative Petition

Hindustan Times reports that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) has requested an early hearing of the Delhi Supreme Court’s ‘Curative Petition’. The petition aims to address inadequacies within the 1989 civil settlement of the Bhopal Disaster (U.S. $470 million) and Dow Chemical is also a named respondent. The Indian Government’s official position is that the […]

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Dow’s Deadly ‘Enlist’ Duo

Enlist : part Glyphosate, a probable carcinogen, and part 2,4-D a possible carcinogen. Dow Chemical’s new product! The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer has just declared IARC2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, known as 2,4-D, to be a ‘possible’ carcinogen. Glyphosate had already been declared a ‘probable’ carcinogen But, among the research presented to IARC was an […]

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