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Olympics ethics chief: London 2012 committee ‘apologists’ for Dow chemicals

Headline Title:  Olympic commissioner on why she quit over Dow 26 January 2012 When sports fans and athletes arrive in London this summer to celebrate the Olympic Games, the victims of a gas leak disaster that happened on a winter night in central India almost 30 years ago are unlikely to be at the forefront of their minds.But today’s resignation of Meredith Alexander, the Olympic Games’ ethics commissioner, may prompt Olympic visitors to take a second look at the plastic wrap that will encircle the east London stadium and remember its connection with the disaster that killed thousands…

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