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Dow's 'Vision of Zero'

Feature story | 23 January, 2003 at 1:00

After a very successful international call-in day to Dow Chemical, it is clear that Dow does not care what the public thinks. Dow shut down its public lines and refused to answer questions from thousands of concerned callers.

Investment firms tell Dow to invest in Bhopal clean up

Feature story | 5 December, 2002 at 1:00

A group of socially responsible investment firms, with combined assets valued at $13 billion, are urging Dow Chemical Company to address the ongoing economic, health and environmental liabilities stemming from a poisonous gas leak in Bhopal,...

Indian government soft on Bhopal criminals

Feature story | 10 July, 2002 at 2:00

The Indian government's move to reduce charges against a former Union Carbide CEO has met with protests and hunger strikes in India. The 1984 Bhopal gas disaster that has killed 20,000 to date and injured hundreds of thousands continues its toxic...

Bhopal disaster has no parallel in human history

Feature story | 3 December, 2002 at 1:00

It all began 18 years ago during the night of 2 December 1984 when 40 tonnes of lethal gases leaked from Union Carbide Corporation's pesticide factory in Bhopal, India. People just did not know what had hit them. There was no warning. Before...

Bhopal: Lessons from history

Feature story | 22 November, 2002 at 1:00

India is the second most populous nation on earth and much of the population is under the age of 18. Greenpeace is relatively new to India and a large part of our work here is raising awareness with the younger generation of environmental...

Hungry for justice

Feature story | 8 May, 2003 at 2:00

Eight days into an indefinite hunger strike, two survivors of the world's worst chemical disaster in Bhopal, India brought the disaster home to top executives of Dow Chemical. The survivors addressed shareholders and leadership at Dow's Annual...

How low can Dow go?

Feature story | 23 December, 2002 at 1:00

In a stunning example of corporate insensibility, Dow Chemical, the world´s largest chemical company, and new owner of Union Carbide, is to sue survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, India. While the site of the disaster lies...

Charges dropped and apologies offered

Feature story | 3 December, 2002 at 1:00

Specialists and trained activists from the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal were brutally assaulted by the police last week when they entered the derelict Union Carbide factory site trying to contain a fraction of the tonnes of...

Dow gets what it deserves

Feature story | 2 December, 2002 at 1:00

Eighteen years is a long time to wait for anything. If you are waiting for the day your drinking water is free of poisons, a time when you have more than a few dollars compensation to help relieve the pain of chronic illnesses and an environment...

Playing with their future

Feature story | 19 November, 2002 at 1:00

Small children flying kites in the clear blue sky. Teenagers enjoying a game of cricket outside their homes while nearby water buffalo cool off in the local pond. Nothing from this scene portrays to me the dark fact that the land surrounding...

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