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Lecture 4 What contributed to the Bhopal, India disaster? Question: Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of the conditions of the chemical plant in Bhopal? a. The NaOH scrubber was turned off b. The walls of the stainless steel tank were properly maintained c. The emergency sirens were switched off d. The chemical plant was located within a crowded working class neighborhood Answer: B What was the human toll in the Bhopal MIC Disaster? a. 800 deaths and 500,000 injuries b. 100 deaths and 500 injuries c. 80 deaths and 500 injuries d. 0 deaths and 500,000 injuries e. Nobody died or sustained injuries. Answer: A What were some of the primary and secondary effects that occurred due to exposure to the vaporized MIC in Bhopal, India? Answer: Pulmonary Edema was the primary effect (abnormal fluid buildup in the lungs) and secondary effects included respiratory infections (bronchitis, pneumonia), still births, and spontaneous abortions. Why was Methyl Bromide eventually replaced by Metam and MITC as major soil fumigants? Answer: methyl bromide is an ozone layer depleter. Which of the following is a possible effect of MIC? a.
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