bhopal gas tradgery

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aftermath of the tradgery

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Occurrence : 3rd December 1984. Place of occurrence: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. Company : Union Carbide Corporation. Chemical : Methyl Isocyanate (27 tons!!) Bhopal

Among the 500,000 people exposed to the gas, 20,000 have died till date and 120,000 continue to suffer devastating health effects as a result of their exposure. : 

Among the 500,000 people exposed to the gas, 20,000 have died till date and 120,000 continue to suffer devastating health effects as a result of their exposure.

UNION CARBIDE : 

UNION CARBIDE

The reason for the gas leak : 

The reason for the gas leak

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Here is a short documentry on what happened on 3rd December 1984 Click here to skip

The aftermath of the tradgery : 

The aftermath of the tradgery Caution: Control Your emotions

The struggle for justice goes on… : 

The struggle for justice goes on… Compensation of $470 million ($500 per dead). Twenty years of passiveness. Case was reviewed and put up in American Court. DOW Refused Union Carbide’s Liabilities in Bhopal, India.

Animal Slaughter : 

Animal Slaughter

Effects of the Tragedy On the people : 

Effects of the Tragedy On the people

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Toxic Materials in Soil and Water Lead, Nickel, Copper, Chromium, Hexachlorocyclohexane and chlorobenzenes were found in soil samples. Mercury was found to be between 20,000 to 6,000,000 times the standard level in soil!!!

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20,000 KILLED 120,000 SEVERELY AFFECTED …And you thought only weapons could cause Mass Destruction

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By Satyam Saxena Thank You

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