UK: Yes Men ask Dow executives to drink contaminated water - highlighting after-effects of Bhopal gas disaster

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30 July 2009

Statement of The Dow Chemical Company Regarding the Bhopal Tragedy

Author: Dow Chemical

Bhopal was a terrible tragedy that none of us will ever forget. However, it is important to note that Dow never owned or operated the plant, which today is under the control of the Madhya Pradesh state government...

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13 July 2009

Dow runs scared from water

Author: The Yes Men [blog]

A new, beautifully-designed line of bottled water...from the contaminated ground near the site of the 1984 Bhopal catastrophe - scared Dow Chemical's London management team into hiding today....The launch of "B'eau-Pal" water came as Bhopal prepares to mark the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal catastrophe, and coincides with the release of an official report by the Sambhavna Trust showing that local groundwater, vegetables, and breast milk are contaminated by toxic quantities of nickel, chromium, mercury, lead, and volatile organic compounds.

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13 July 2009

Yes Men challenge Dow with bottled water stunt [UK]

Author: Sid McLean, The London Paper

The Yes Men - Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno– have launched "B'Eaupal" bottled water to highlight the plight of the people of Bhopal...Bonanno said: “The company [Dow] has claimed that it is not responsible...but water in the city is still contaminated. In some communities a majority of the children are being born with congenital deformities."...the Yes Men...challenged the company's executives to drink...[B'Eaupal water].

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