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COVID-19 claims new victims in Vizag

Styrene Gas leaks from LG Polymers plant is reported to have affected hundreds of people within 3 km range from the plant location. Leak happened at 3am under darkness when plant was being restarted after COVID-19 lockdown in March. Faircon Uno had designed Electrical System for a Polymers and Resins manufacturing plant in Rajasthan where Styrene was used to make ABS (industrial grade plastic). Russian Collaborators were based in St.Petersburg. Styrene is almost colourless and extremely toxic to handle. In gaseous form it can be very deadly. It’s stock was audited for inadvertent loss during manufacturing process. It was taken so seriously, that if a mismatch in quantity would have been found the processes would have to be stopped to trace it.

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