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Dow Unit Must Defend Bhopal Claims, Court Rules [India]

A lawsuit against Dow Chemical Co.'s Union Carbide [part of Dow Chemical] stemming from the fatal 1984 chemical leak in Bhopal, India, was reinstated today by a U.S. appeals court. The U.S. Court of Appeals in New York reinstated claims dismissed by a trial judge in 2006 and 2007 against...Dow Chemical...The appeals court said the judge didn't give the plaintiffs enough notice to respond to a dismissal bid by the company...The suit was brought on behalf of people injured after the world's worst industrial accident.

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US court says Bhopal water pollution claims against Union Carbide can proceed

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