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Bhopal plant disaster - situation summary

Authors: Peterson, M.J.
Keywords: Ecology;India;Environment;Industrial accidents;Corporate responsibility;Accountability;Union Carbide;Human rights
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: University of Massachusetts
Description: "The Bhopal case is an in-depth study of the industrial accident at the Union Carbide factory in India that immediately killed 2,000 people, injured another 200,000 to 300,000 more, and immediately raised questions about plant safety and corporate responsibility around the world." Includes seven detailed appendices: A) Chronology, B) Stakeholders and Level of Responsibility, C) Economic/industrial climate of India, D) Union Carbide Corporation, E) Issues in Chemical Processing, F) Assessing Responsibility: The Legal/Regulatory System, G) Assessing Responsibility: The Engineers and Scientists, and H) Technical Expertise and Managerial Responsibility. Part of the International Dimensions of Ethics Education in Science and Engineering Cast Study Series.
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