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Non-utilisation of Rs 4 cr for disposing Carbide waste: Audit

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 19:21

About Rs 4 crore earmarked for safe disposal of toxic waste lying at Union Carbide site here was not utilised by Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB), an audit report has said.

UN conference adopts Minamata mercury treaty

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 19:52

A UN conference adopted a treaty on mercury control Thursday near the site of Japan`s worst industrial poisoning, as Tokyo pledged USD2 billion to help poorer nations combat pollution.

Bhopal tragedy: 28 yrs on, MP stuck with toxic waste

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 17:38

The toxic chemical waste at the Union Carbide plant premises here has not been disposed off in

German firm backs out of Bhopal clean up

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 10:29

In a major setback for Bhopal, a German firm hired by the government of India to clean 350 tonnes of toxic waste lying at the Union Carbide Plant for over 28 years has refused to undertake the project, reports claimed on Tuesday.

Remove Bhopal toxic waste in six months, orders SC

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 22:21

A gas leak from the factory Dec 2-3, 1984, killed thousands of people in the world`s worst industrial disaster.

Handling oppn on Carbide waste disposal lies with Germany: MP

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 21:33

The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said that the responsibility of the internal protests against the disposal of Union Carbide`s toxic waste in Germany, solely lies with the government of that country.

Bhopal gas leak: Cabinet approves disposal of waste in Germany

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 21:35

The government on Tuesday approved disposal of about 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal to Germany.

4,000 spl containers for Bhopal toxic waste: GIZ

Last Updated: Sunday, June 10, 2012, 13:06

German firm has said it would require over 4,000 special containers approved by UN as well as trained experts for the job.

Bhopal gas leak: Toxic waste to be disposed in Germany

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 17:26

A GoM gave its approval to MP government to dispose of 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Germany.

Decision on toxic waste disposal soon: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 16:07

Talks are on with a German firm for disposal of toxic waste left at the Union Carbide plant in the aftermath of the 1984 disaster.

Bhopal gas tragedy: Order on toxic waste deferred

Last Updated: Friday, May 11, 2012, 21:27

SC put on hold its order directing disposal of toxic wastes lying in UCIL plant, now represented by DOW Chemical Company.

Shale gas extraction not harmful: Polish report

Last Updated: Friday, March 02, 2012, 21:18

A scientific study in Poland has found that shale gas extraction at one site produced some toxic refuse but that the waste was reused and didn`t harm the environment.