Bhopal 35 years on
Thirty-five years ago, on the night of December 2nd, 1984, a toxic chemical, methyl isocyanate (MIC), leaked out from the Union Carbide India Ltd’s pesticide factory and turned the Indian city of Bhopal into a graveyard. We look back at one of the world's worst industrial disasters, where survivors continue to suffer its ill-effects, even today.
Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek, Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, Bhopal, methyl isocyanate (MIC), Union Carbide India Ltd, pesticides, pesticide factory, industrial disasters, Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL), Dow Chemicals, the Bhopal Betrayal, BP, Karuna Nandy, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation, post-disaster mental health, Professor Srinivasa Murthy, Sunita Narain, Chernobyl, Exxon Valdez, Energy, Environment, Government/Regulatory/Policy Making, Healthcare, Pharma, Biotech, Industrial Goods/Services, Media, Marketing, Advertising, Professional Services, Environment/Sustainability, Culture, History, Heritage, Health