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Bhopal update - 02-15-11

Released on 2012-02-27 00:00 GMT

Email-ID 397199
Date 2011-02-15 17:57:22
Scot, Tomm,

The petition by Max Carlson now has 276 signatures.

Becky Moss posted on the BMA website the Focus For Humanity press release
from 2/11 announcing Alex Massi's NGO Assignment Fellowship to fund his
partnership with BMA.

On Twitter:

- Becky Moss has posted four tweets this month. The first two were
on the protests in Egypt, the last two are links to media on Bhopal item:
HT on the Samar Jodha photo exhibit and India Today on the ICJB press
release about the BHMRC drug trials

- The Yes Men tweeted about the US Chamber of Commerce "plotting
forged emails, documents to trick (AND smear) opponents. [see media item

- MIC activist Nancy Swan tweeted three media links on the suit
against Bayer CropScience on the MIC restart

In the media:

- Indian Express reported former CBI official BR Lall wrote in his
book "Free the CBI - Power Games in Bhopal and Other Cases" that Law
Minister V Moily "blindly" accused and "punished" people who "said
something against him or...against his master." The article ended with the
Bhopal content previously reported on the book, that the GoI's settlement
with Union Carbide was a "sellout."

- Associated Press reported an Ecuadorean court found Chevron guilty
of environmental damage and imposed an $8.6 billion fine. The Bhopal gas
leak and the BP oil spill are cited as other "major environmental damage
payments." As usual with AP items, there have been more than 300 pickups.

- Detroit News published an article on Andrew Liveris' access to the
Obama White House and "reaping benefits" from the relationship: i.e. the
Dow Kokkam battery business. The activists will likely take exception to
the report; expect at the least derisive posts on social media feeds.

Institute, WV

- Charleston Examiner reported a clarification of Judge Goodwin's
injunction against Bayer producing MIC at the Institute facility. The
company can work on "reconfiguring" the MIC plant, but not actually
produce the chemical.

- Charleston Gazette reported on Bayer's work on the MIC plant and
related training procedures. Both of these pieces referred to Bhopal in
the context of the lawsuit against Bayer.

- Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) deemed the 1984 Bhopal
gas tragedy as the "Worst industrial accident" in a list of the "worst
eco-catastrophes of all time." Greenpeace Australia Pacific campaigner
Steve Campbell said Bhopal "is a stark reminder that close scrutiny of
corporations is critical..." The Bhopal entry said UCC "got away with
paying just $470 million" in compensation.

- Left online media Global Post reported on India whistleblowers
being killed who have used documents obtained via the Right To Information
(RTI) act to reveal corruption in the country. A 2010 photo with the
article shows Bhopal campaigners with RTI requests about the Nuclear
Liability Bill.

Ann Sigsby

Senior Analyst

Allis Information Management


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