Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

All about plastic and polymer company LG Chemicals — the factory where the terrible gas tragedy occurred

  • Survivors of styrene gas exposure may face reproductive and developmental problems. Styrene gas is reported to be among the causes of cancers of blood and skin.
  • The gas leak will also affect the flora and fauna of the nearby areas.
  • Environment experts point out that groundwater in the area including borewells may get contaminated due to the gas leak. (Meghadrigedda reservoir that supplies water to the city is less than 2km away)
  • Expandable Polystyrene is widely used for electrical and electronics packaging, cold storage, boxes for agricultural & fishery products, construction, pattern casting, insulation boards, and disposables.
  • Engineering plastic is lighter than general plastics and it is used as an industrial raw material for automobiles and electronic parts.

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Varun P

Varun P

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Working towards a sustainable future. Product Manager. Write about— Environment & Sustainability I ClimateTech I.