Union Carbide

Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
(Union Carbide)
16 companies ordered to clean up contaminated soil from pesticides and heavy metals at Superfund site operating from early 1930's until mid 1980's - cleanup costs $14.3 million & $945,000 past costs and future oversight.Hagerstown, MD, United StatesUS Environmental Protection AgencyPollution
17/10/2001Union CarbidePesticide manufacturers have abandoned a stockpile of highly toxic obsolete pesticides threatening  health of residents and livestock, soil, and local water supplies - most dangerous of which originate from Bayer.Kathmandu, NepalGreenpeacePollution
(Union Carbide)
Group of 39 companies deemed responsible for disposing hazardous waste at Superfund site; 18,500 cubic yards of soil contaminated by VOCs, PCBs and lead. Cleanup settlement - $23 million.Piscataway, NJ, United StatesUS Environmental Protection AgencyPollution