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U.S. Federal Court Clears Dow's Union Carbide Unit of Liability Associated with Bhopal

11:06 AM MDT | June 27, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

A federal court in New York has cleared Dow Chemical's Union Carbide subsidiary of liability related to any environmental remediation or pollution-related claims related to the December 1984 disaster in Bhopal, India. The site was owned and operated by Carbide's India-based subsidiary, Union Carbide India Limited. Dow subsequently acquired Carbide in 2001. United States District Court Judge John Keenan issued a decision yesterday rejecting all of the class action plaintiffs’ arguments seeking to extend liability to Carbide and dismissed...

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