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Bhopal gas tragedy victims appeal to higher court in the US 26.11.2014 Moneylife
According to victims, the project manager who approved all of the detail design for the Bhopal plant stated in a newly-submitted declaration that he was working for Union Carbide, which the lower court chose to disregard
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against Union Carbide 26.11.2014 Rediff: News
Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court in New York contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against UCC 26.11.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court here contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against UCC 26.11.2014 Latest News
Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court here contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims move higher US court against UCC 26.11.2014 Zee News : States
Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court here contesting a lower court's decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.
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Bhopal gas tragedy victims appeal to higher U.S. court 26.11.2014 HBL: Home
Victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have filed an appeal in a higher court here contesting a lower court’s decision that Union Carbide Corporation cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination f...
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Bhopal 30 years later 24.11.2014 HBL: Home
The tragedy left the city and its people divided. Can the wounds ever heal
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Fumes spread as litter is burnt on roadside 24.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Fumes spread as litter is burnt on roadside
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AT&T pays California $23.8 million for improper waste disposal; other companies investigated 21.11.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
Udaipur, Nov 20 : In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 Sify Finance
In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Every poisonous breath we take... 19.11.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Satpal Singh was forced to make a stop at a water storage facility, before leaving for work on Wednesday morning after he found the tap water at his flat full of mud. The water storage unit, a facility of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), provides water to several areas in south-east Delhi, including the posh Kalkaji locality where Singh and many more like him believe that the muddy water is one of the problems faced by people due to the dust that envelops the entire area. "There are times when water purification units installed at our homes fail to filter the water," Singh told Metrolife while standing guard at the 15,000 litre water storage tank. A DJB official who was busy pouring chlorine into the same tank said that two-three litres of the chemical has to be mixed in the water to ensure it is fit for usage. "The water does not have a great quality and the dust makes it worse. Even though the storage unit is foolproof and there are hardly any chances of external toxic agents entering into the tank, the dust ...
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Parks activist Peter Gove receives conservationist award 18.11.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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Interpol launches first appeal for environmental fugitives 17.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

International agency targets dangerous fugitives, suspected of environmental crimes worth hundreds of millions of dollars

Interpol has launched its first ever appeal for public help in catching nine fugitives suspected of environmental crimes costing hundreds of millions of dollars and catapulting the issue to the forefront of international law enforcement.

The nine suspects are wanted for a list of crimes ranging from mass illegal logging in Indonesia to rhinoceros poaching in Swaziland and the trafficking of two tonnes of ivory in Kenya.

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Jindal Kalinganagar plant sealed 16.11.2014 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Saturday slapped closure notice on Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) plant at Kalinganagar industrial hub in Jajpur district and sealed it.
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Law Ministry’s objection delays scheme again 13.11.2014 HBL: Home
For the second time around, the Law Ministry has put a spoke in the wheel to the progress of the scheme for allowing nationalised banks to restructure their capital base. According...
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A night to remember 13.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A night to remember
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L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant 13.11.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Los Angeles County is considering legal action against a Vernon battery recycler accused of threatening the health of nearby residents with its lead and arsenic emissions.
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A night to remember 12.11.2014 Hindu: History & Culture
An exhibition documents the 30-year fight for justice for survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy
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