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Bhopal's Toxic Legacy Lingers Two Decades Later

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Martin Regg Cohn, Asia correspondent for The Toronto Star, about the legacy of the deadly chemical plant accident in Bhopal, India 20 years ago that killed as many as 15,000 people. Two decades after 40 tons of methyl isocyanate leaked from the Union Carbide pesticide plant, the effects of the disaster are still evident.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.