The Environment Ministry has proposed that a refundable levy be imposed on those importing hazardous materials into the country, to ensure that goods are picked up from the ports within a stipulate

An indifferent parent, dithering states and a lethargic Centre have allowed Union Carbide’s deadly waste to poison the soil and groundwater in Bhopal Oliver Twist would feel for the 350 million tonnes of toxic chemicals still sitting inside the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal.

There is good news on the environment front for Green warriors.

The State Government has fulfilled the long-cherished demand of citizens of Bhopal by completing Narmada Water Augmentation project. Now, the citizens will get adequate supply of drinking water.




This Supreme Court order dated May 11, 2011 dismissed CBI's curative petition against the 1996 apex court judgement on Bhopal gas tragedy that diluted the criminal charges against UCIL top brass including its Bhopal unit head Keshub Mahendra.

 

With no dearth of causes, there

The victims of Bhopal disaster and activists have slammed the government’s decision, to not intervene in the case against Union Carbide corporation in a New York court. Noted social activist and lawyer Gopal Krishna has written this letter to Maneka Gandhi, who heads the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Government Assurances, to bring the issue to notice of the committee.

This Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) report of twenty years of data from 1988 to 2007 compares the magnitude and patterns of cancer between areas affected by the methyl isocyanate (MIC) leak and the unaffected areas of Bhopal.

The Human Rights Commission has recommended the State Government to pay Rs one lakh as interim relief to the gas hit woman Madhu Verma

Contrary to the claims made by Union Carbide Corporation — now The Dow Chemical Company — that the methyl isocyanate (MIC) which killed thousands of people in Bhopal in December, 1984, following a leak in its pesticide unit, was not highly poisonous, a report released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has established that it caused not only “acute cyanide toxici

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