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Seveso chemical accident

Title
Seveso chemical accident
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Jul 1976
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:02:25
Description
Interview with Alex Warner, chemical pollution expert, on the cleaning up process in the Seveso disaster (10/07/76) - an industrial accident that occurred in a small chemical manufacturing plant at Seveso in Italy. It resulted in the highest known exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in residential populations.
Contributors
Alex Warner
Keywords
Health; Industrial accidents; Environment; Italy; Seveso; Chemicals

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