Open Letter to Jairam Ramesh
TO: Chairman, Bhopal Environmental Remediation Oversight Committee
and Minister of State, Ministry of Environment & Forests.
Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003
August 05, 2010
Sub. Expert’s Technical Review of NEERI and NGRI Reports on the environmental contamination in and around Union Carbide’s abandoned factory site in Bhopal.
Enclosed please find a copy of the Technical Review of the reports published by NEERI, Nagpur and NGRI, Hyderabad by international experts on the contamination of soil and ground water in and around Union Carbide’s abandoned factory site in Bhopal. This is in accordance with the decision taken at our meeting on July 9, 2010 at Bhopal.
We look forward to your responses and ideas about moving this process forward so that the ongoing issue of environmental contamination can be meaningfully addressed with the urgency it deserves.