Chemical Hub – Ek Nihshobdo Ghatok (A Silent Killer)

From Platform publications, 45 Beniatola Lane, Kolkata 700009

The government of West Bengal has decided to build a chemical hub in the aftermath of Nandigram – the only question right now is where. This article analyses the effects of such a plan. Topics covered include the experience of other countries with chemical industries ( Brazil’s Valley of Death, Japan – the Minamata Disease), the bloody histories of chemical corporations such as Dow, and the effect on the environment and public health.

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