Union Carbide Factory

  • 'Residents near Bhopal gas tragedy site forced to drink unsafe water' August 13, 2013

    Organisations working for the welfare of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy have alleged that due to the Madhya Pradesh government's gross neglect, people living around the abandoned Union Carbide factory, are forced to consume contaminated water. "Thousands of residents are forced to drink and cook with the ground water...
  • Bhopal tragedy: German firm pulls out of clean-up project September 18, 2012

    Bhopal: In a major setback for Bhopal, a German company has pulled out of the project to clean 350 tonnes of toxic waste from the Union Carbide Plant, saying it is too hazardous. The plant was the site of the world's worst disaster in which 15,000 people were killed in...
  • Bhopal's toxic waste worries Nagpur residents July 16, 2011

    Bhopal: Opposing the Jabalpur High Court's directive to the state government to shift the Union Carbide toxic waste to Nagpur, Bhopal gas victims have now pledged that they will not allow a repeat of Bhopal anywhere else in the country. The Bhopal victims are in touch with concerned citizens from...
  • Centre mulls demolishing Union Carbide factory May 25, 2011

    Bhopal: The Centre is contemplating demolition of the now defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal due to mercury contamination, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday. "Though the state government and NGOs wants to preserve a part (of the factory) from where the gas leaked...