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Decades-Old Toxic Gas Threat Lifts From West Virginia Town
Posted on 19 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

INSTITUTE, W.Va. - (AP) For the first time in 26 years, Barbara Oden can let go of the image that has haunted her poisonous gas leaking from a Union Carbide tank and killing thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in the world's deadliest industrial... Read More

Indian Court To Hear Claims Of Bhopal Survivors
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW DELHI - (AP) India's Supreme Court issued notices Monday to Dow Chemicals and Union Carbide Corp. saying it will begin hearings on a petition filed by the government seeking greater compensation for survivors of the world's worst industrial... Read More

Lobbying Group Weighs In On W.Va. Chemical Lawsuit
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - (AP) A national lobbying group for the chemical industry wants a federal judge in West Virginia to tread lightly in a lawsuit over a deadly chemical stored at a Bayer CropScience plant, arguing his rulings could have nationwide implications... Read More

Judge: Bayer Can't Produce Toxic Chemical In West Virginia
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - (AP) A federal judge on Thursday temporarily barred Bayer CropScience from using a West Virginia plant to produce the same toxic chemical that killed thousands in India in 1984. U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin issued the temporary... Read More