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Visakhapatnam Gas Leak
Opinion  /  Published 30.07.20

Doomsday is here: Eco-calamities ravaging India

In May, styrene, a gas which affects the central nervous system and can even cause cancer, leaked from a factory in Visakhapatnam. Eleven people died while hundreds had to be evacuated in the wee hour...
By Tiasa Adhya in

India  /  Published 08.07.20

CEO, directors held for Visakhapatnam gas leak

Police on Tuesday night arrested the CEO and two directors besides eight other officials of LG Polymers in connection with the styrene vapour leak at its plant in Visakhapatnam on May 7, which killed ...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam

India  /  Published 07.07.20

Andhra gas leak: Govt cites negligence

An investigation into a gas leak that killed 12 people at a plant run by LG Polymers near Visakhapatnam in May found the company was negligent and warning systems were not working, the state governmen...
By Reuters in Chennai

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Gas leak in Vizag, 2 dead

Two people were killed and four others were taken ill after benzene gas leaked at a pharmaceutical company at Parawada near here early on Tuesday morning, official sources said. The situation was now...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Post-lockdown leak kills 11

A gas leak in the dead of night at a chemical plant that was emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown killed at least 11 people and left hundreds in hospitals in Visakhapatnam on Thursday.Terrifying accoun...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Seize LG Polymers factory: Andhra HC

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered the seizure of the premises of LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, where there was a gas leakage, and also barred entry into the plant by all except the commi...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

Hurt again: Human lives, ecology

The sight of collective human distress seems to have become routine in India. Migrant workers trudging along highways and collapsing from exhaustion or starvation may be associated with the abrupt loc...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 10.05.20

Facility safeguards

In the wake of the gas leak at a factory in Visakhapatnam, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued detailed guidelines to restart industries after the lockdown and the precautions...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Visakhapatnam Gas Leak: Protest at gate with the dead

Villagers placed the bodies of three victims of a deadly gas leak from an LG Polymers plant here at the gates of the site on Saturday, and demanded the factory be shut down immediately and its top man...
By Reuters in Visakhapatnam

India  /  Published 08.05.20

All tanks safe at Vizag gas leak site: District official

All tanks containing chemicals at LG Polymers near Visakhapatnam where a gas leak left 11 persons dead are safe after 60 per cent of the styrene vapour turned into liquid, district collector V. Vinay ...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam


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