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    Ethical implications of the Bhopal Diaster

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    Summarize the Bhopal disaster of 1984 and describe the role of ethics in this specific case study.

    NOTE: Most of this paper will need to be my personal opinion but I wouldn't mind hearing your opinion on what ethical lapses you feel took place.

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    The Bhopal Disaster of 1984 was the worst industrial disaster in history, caused by the accidental release of 40 tonnes of methyl isocyanate (MIC) from a poorly maintained pesticide plant in the city of Bhopal, India. Union Carbide India, Limited, the operators of the plant, had an interest in finding a reason for the accident other than poor maintainence. Union Carbide, now owned by Dow Chemical, states that "Shortly after the gas release, Union ...

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    The role of ethics in the study of a chemical plant disaster in India.

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