The Bhopal Disaster and the Efficacy of Potentially Dangerous Industrial Plants in Third World Nations I. Introduction Description – Bhopal Disaster defined Thesis statement – Sophisticated industrial plants are dangerous in poor third-world environments. II. Synopsis How plant wound up in India Maintenance problems What was being produced III. Analysis Problems of shantytowns growing up around the plant Controversy over immediate cause Factors that exacerbated the problem IV. Implications Weak enforcement of safety regulations Failure to prepare for an emergency Failure of compensation to victims V. Conclusion Historical significance Industry reaction Larger environmental issues The Bhopal Disaster was an accident at a chemical plant on...The end:
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