Bhopal Gas Tragedy – A Social, Economic, Legal and Environmental Analysis

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Malini Nair

Indian Institute of Science; Texas A&M University

Date Written: December 31, 2005

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to examine the economic and legal aspects of the difficulties in obtaining compensation of chemical disaster that occurred India, when the parent company is located in the United States. After this disaster, several laws regulating chemical plant operation became mandatory in both US and in India.

Keywords: Bhopal, chemical disaster, legal aspects of a chemical disaster, economic aspects of a chemical disaster

Suggested Citation

Nair, Malini, Bhopal Gas Tragedy – A Social, Economic, Legal and Environmental Analysis (December 31, 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1977710 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1977710

Malini Nair (Contact Author)

Indian Institute of Science ( email )

Bangalore
India

Texas A&M University ( email )

College Station, TX
United States

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