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1 Jun 2008

Sreelatha Menon, Business Standard, India

Sreelatha Menon:Time to bury the Bhopal tragedy ghost?

The government has already taken the first step, one which restores faith in the working of a democracy: the law ministry has said that Dow Chemicals will have to take responsibility for cleaning up the toxic garbage left behind by its predecessor. The government has even refused to guarantee the well-being of the company's proposed $ 1 billion investment in India. Is this the confidence of a 9 per cent GDP nation or a rare case of lost-and-found spine?

Part of the following timelines

India: Will govt. follow through on requiring Dow to take responsibility for Bhopal clean-up? (Business Standard)

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

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