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Chlorine Plant Fire Caused by Hurricane Laura (VIDEO)

Screen Grab. Smoke. Factory on fire

PortandTerminal.com, August 27, 2020 Fire has broken out in a chlorine plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana – an area badly hit by Hurricane Laura | The governor advised residents to shelter in place until further notice and close their doors and windows. LAKE CHARLES, LA – Emergency crews are on site of a massive fire at the Bio-Lab Chemical Plant …

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American Bhopal: The refinery disaster that will probably kill thousands of us

PortandTerminal.com, December 4, 2019 In 1984 a gas leak at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal, India exposed half a million people living nearby to deadly methyl isocyanate (MIC) gas.  Estimates vary on how many people it killed. The official immediate death toll was 2,259. Others estimate that 8,000 died within two weeks, and another 8,000 or more have since died from …

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