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Groundwater Near Bhopal Carbide Plant Contains Toxins, Metals

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India, BHOPAL

— A group of organizations working for the victims of the 1984 Union Carbide disaster in the central Madhya Pradesh city of Bhopal has claimed that groundwater near the abandoned plantwas contaminated by heavy toxic chemicals and heavy metals.

The activists charge that the Madhya Pradesh state Pollution Control Board has been suppressing the information for the last five years.