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Published 12 July, 2010, 06:05
An old Union Carbide plant owned by the American-based company Dow Chemicals refuses to clean up the factory premises, where tons of toxic waste is buried, slowly contaminating the soil and water around.
A study last year found the poison has seeped into nearby homes, where children have been born with birth defects for quite some time.
Bibi Jaan, who lives opposite the old Union Carbide plant, says her granddaughter Namasi, like many other kids in the neighbor
Originally posted by Goathief
I think this case highlights the stark contrast between this major disaster, and the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
The US government has pretty much protected it's own in this case, yet thrown the book at BP (rightfully). Why is there such a double standard? It's sickening.