Bhopal to Germany

July 08, 2012

Twenty-eight years after the lethal gas leak at Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, the 350 tonnes of toxic waste lying at the defunct factory is likely to be airlifted to Germany for safe disposal. The disposal process, however, will start only after India’s Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules of 2008, which forbid export and import of hazardous waste, are amended.

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Reports

CSE's comments on NEERI-NGRI Final Report

Date: June, 2010

NEERI-NGRI FinalReport: Assessment and Remediation of Hazardous WasteContaminated Areas in and around M/s UnionCarbide India Ltd., Bhopal -

Date: February, 2010

IICT: Technical and tender document for detoxification, decommissioning and dismantling of Union Carbide plant

Date: June, 2010

NEERI's presentation to Group of Ministers (GoM)

Date: June 18-21 , 2010

Minutes of the meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) held from
   
CSE laboratory report
Contamination due to Union Carbide factory

December, 2009

 
Factsheets
Key legal cases
Waste disposal at UCIL
Toxicity of waste
Liability
 
Opinions
Kick ass for Bhopal
 
Feature
The Bhopal Disaster
 
Letters
CSE letter to Jairam Ramesh Minister of Environment and Forests on Bhopal for GoM

June 17, 2010

CSE letter to Ratan Tata

December 11, 2009

CSE letter to Montek Singh Ahluwalia

December 11, 2009

CSE letter to Bijoy Chatterjee, Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

February 15, 2010

CSE letter to Bijoy Chatterjee, Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals

November 30, 2009

 
Judgements
Curative petition filed by 5 bhopal organisations for compensation

April 2011

Judgment on the Bhopal Gas Disaster: In the Court of Bhopal

June 7, 2010

US lower court order on Bhopal gas case

May, 1986

Supreme Court decision on Bhopal gas settlement

February 14, 1989

Supreme Court review judgement on Bhopal gas case

October 3, 1991

Supreme Court review judgement on Bhopal gas case

May 4, 2007