TITLE

Gas leak poisons locals

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/17/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 28, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that several people suffered from chlorine poisoning after the gas leaked from Xinerte Chemical Co. in northwest China. The case follows several high-profile chemical accidents in 2006 calling into question the Chinese authorities' ability to raise safety and environmental standards.
ACCESSION #
23120760

 

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