TITLE

INDIA STARTS TO COME OF AGE

AUTHOR(S)
Hariharan, Malini
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;2/5/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 52, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the challenges facing the chemicals industry in India years after the occurrence of a disaster in Bhopal. Information on the accident caused by methyl isocyanate from a Union Carbide facility is presented. Aside from the chemical firms' problem of investing in clean and safe operations, they also face the risk of chemical transportation.
ACCESSION #
24108402

 

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