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Bloomington City Council Passes Bhopal Resolution

The City Council of Bloomington heralded the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas tragedy by passing “Resolution 09-21 Recognizing the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster and Calling for a Report on Extremely Hazardous Substances Previously Released into the Local Environment” on the evening of Dec 2, 2009, with the support of the Association for India’s Development. The resolution was introduced by Stephen Volan and co-sponsored by Dave Rollo.

Council members review resolution

 

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City of Berkeley Resolution

The City of Berkeley today passed a resolution supporting justice for survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster on its 25th anniversary. In it, the city resolved to write a public letter to the Dow Chemical Company asking it to accept liability for the disaster and divest from Dow Chemical Company shares till such a time. In addition, proclaimed December 3, 2009 as Berkeley Day of Remembrance for Victims of Industrial Pollution in Bhopal.

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