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UCC can't be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

Source: The Deccan Herald, Date: August , 2014

In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

 Nongovernmental organisation EarthRights International had filed the lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of residents of Bhopal saying land and water of the citizens are being contaminated by waste from the plant.

Read More: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/423021/ucc-can039t-sued-bhopal-plant.html

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