It was on the night of Dec 2-3, 1984, that a toxic gas leak from the Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide plant in the Madhya Pradesh capital killed and maimed thousands of people.

About Rs 4 crore earmarked for safe disposal of toxic waste lying at Union Carbide site in Bhopal was not utilised by Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB), an audit report has said.

WARSAW: Sensing that government alone won't be able to usher in climate change breakthroughs, the UN climate bodies on Tuesday launched a first-of-its kind-platform, where chief executives of major

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) director general Dr VM Katoch will release second technical report of National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (NIREH) here on Friday.

Three decades after the gas leak disaster, the abandoned Union Carbide plant still continues to pose a serious threat to the people of Bhopal as almost every study done so far to measure the impact

CSE has analysed all major studies on impact of the waste dumped within & outside the Union Carbide site, concluded that there is large-scale contamination in the soil & water of the area and released this action plan for ridding the site of contamination in five years.

Terming court's decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step", Amnesty International today demanded that the company must acknowledge its responsibility tow

Survivors of Bhopal Gas tragedy and various non-government organizations which are fighting for justice for the last several years have condemned the decision of US Federal court that dismissed the appeal filed by some of the victims including Janki Sahu.

Sahu argues that the District Court took an unduly narrow view of who may be held liable for creating a nuisance and that she had adduced sufficient facts for a reasonable juror to find that UCC had participated in the creation of the nuisance.

The case was originally filed in 2004

Janki Bai Sahu, a survivor of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, who filed a case in a US court on behalf of herself and her family and sought damages from Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), has had her appeal petition dismissed on several grounds, including the statute of limitations.

Three decades after it was shut down, the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal continues to be a real danger to the people of Bhopal and there is large-scale contamination in soil and water of the area where the factory is located. Read this action plan prepared by CSE for ridding the site of contamination in five years.

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