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Rights and wrongs of knowing in chemical conflict

28 May 2002
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Following the chemical contamination tragedies in Bhopal and Seveso, support for society's right to know about chemical hazards grew. Yet decades later, the rhetoric of community right to know still significantly outstrips the reality. As Mariann Lloyd-Smith discusses, environmentally sustainable chemical decision-making requires reliable, comprehensive and accessible information. Yet, the legal and regulatory frameworks in which toxic disputes take place do not allow for an open and equal exchange of information among participants.

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2002
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