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Artikel

3 Dez 2009

Autor:
Allan Little, Assignment, BBC World Service

[audio] Bhopal - An Enduring Tragedy

Twenty-five years ago, a gas leak at a Union Carbide chemicals plant in Bhopal released 40 tonnes of poisonous gases over the Indian city, killing thousands of people and injuring tens of thousands more. There has been little clean-up of the site, the water remains dangerously contaminated, and the thousands of victims remain in need of treatment.

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Union Carbide/Dow lawsuit (re Bhopal, filed in India)

Union Carbide/Dow lawsuit (re Bhopal, filed in the US)