The Bhopal Disaster of 1984

  title={The Bhopal Disaster of 1984},
  author={R. Varma and D. Varma},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society},
  pages={37 - 45}
  • R. Varma, D. Varma
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
  • The 20th anniversary of the Bhopal calamity fell on December 3, 2004. The world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India, happened because of inadequate maintenance by Union Carbide and poor monitoring by the Indian authorities. Malfunctioning safety measures, inappropriate location of the plant, and lack of information about the identity and toxicity of the gas worsened the effects of the accident on people and livestock. The Bhopal disaster has raised questions about the implications of… CONTINUE READING
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