The air near this plant is unbreathable
What is benzene?
Benzene is a petrochemical product produced by coking plants. It is one of the most dangerous industrial substances. It is highly carcinogenic.
At the plant, momentary concentrations of benzene are reaching 100 micrograms per cubic metre. According to World Health Organization (WHO), no level of benzene is safe for human health.
What can you do?
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