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Bhopal update - 11-08-11

Released on 2012-02-27 00:00 GMT

Email-ID 395232
Date 2011-11-08 18:38:50
Scot, Tomm,

The Independent published a clarification statement on Dow regarding the
11/3 "Bhopal poisoner" headline and the 2001 acquisition of UCC. The note,
not currently available online, included: "There should be therefore no
suggestion that Dow were in any way responsible for the 1984 Bhopal
disaster" and the detail that UCIL "had responsibility for the day to day
operation of the plant," not UCC. Full text available on request.

Huffington Post UK reported on McDonald's providing training for "key
staff" of the London Olympics. Near the end, the article included a list
of the Games' main sponsors, with three sentences explaining the criticism
aimed at Dow over the Bhopal issue. Amnesty's call for LOCOG to "reassess
their association" with Dow is also mentioned.

A Current TV post on Len Aldis' Agent Orange Activist Group on the topic
of "Bring down Monsanto" has a lengthy comment by "JanforGore" about "DOW,
Dupont and those companies which provided the chemical weapons of war and
other toxic products that still affect subsequent generations of humans
from Vietnam, to Bhopal, to the U.S." The comment included a paragraph
about former Mich. Gov. Jennifer Granholm and her brief tenure on the Dow

AOAG page:

Comment page:

PTI reported on anti-nuclear activist demands for information on the
proposed Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant. The protesters said they "should
not be left in the lurch like the Bhopal gas victims."


- The UK Early Day Motion has one new signer: Greg Mulholland from
Leeds North West, of the Liberal Democrats party.

- The petition to Lord Coe currently has 868 signatures.

The BMA Twitter and Facebook pages posted links to email directly to UK
govt officials and ask them to sign the EDM. Other new links include:

- A post on IOC website of the 11/3 AP article on the UK
MPs questioning Dow's Olympic sponsorship credentials

- The 11/4 Siaset article on the CIC directing BMHRC to comply with
Rachna Dhingra's RTI requests.

Ann Sigsby

Senior Analyst

Allis Information Management


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