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2 Jul 2005

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Interview conducted by V. Venkatesan, in Frontline [India]

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: 'The taxpayer is going to pay' [India]

Interview with H. Rajan Sharma, counsel for gas victims [discusses effects that clean-up of Bhopal site by Indian federal and state authorities & courts might have on US lawsuit by Bhopal victims; refers to Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical)] I think it would be next to impossible for the Indian authorities to recover any costs for cleanup from Dow or Union Carbide. Those costs will end up being borne by the Indian taxpayer.

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