DECEMBER 3, 1984, UNION CARBIDE - BHOPAL DISASTER - Hundreds of people died from the effects of toxic gases which leaked from a chemical factory near the central Indian city of Bhopal. The accident happened in the early morning hours at the American-owned Union Carbide Pesticide Plant, 3 miles from Bhopal. The managing director of Union Carbide in India said that methyl isocyanate gas (MIC) escaped when a valve in the plant's underground storage tank broke under pressure. . .
Destroyed in Seconds- Chemical Plant Explosion The Pepcon Explosion in 1988 was possibly the worst industrial disaster to hit America, up until the West Fertilizer Explosion in 2013, since the Texas City Explosion of 1947.
Check The Map: Do You Live Near A Chemical Plant? http://www.honeycolony.com/article/map-risky-chemical-plant-near/ Hazardous chemical plants span the country from coast to coast—and occasionally explode without warning. Do you live near one? #chemicalplants #honeycolony #toxins