Bhopal Gas Tragedy By Rohini & Amrita

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy By Rohini & Amrita

  1. 1. THE UNION CARBIDE INDIA, LIMITED (UCIL)
  2. 2. The Union Carbide India, Limited (UCIL) plant was established in 1969 and had expanded to produce Carbaryl in 1979; MIC is an intermediate in carbaryl manufacture.
  3. 3. The Bhopal disaster took place in the early hours of the morning of 3rd December, 1984 in the heart of the city of Bhopal in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
  4. 4. A Union Carbide subsidiary pesticides plant released 40 tonnes of methyl isocynate (MIC) gas, killing between 2500 - 5000 people.

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