(Juhi Aishwary, Journalist)
Visakhapatnam: Vizag gas leak The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to the Center and the LG Polymer Industry in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, to the Center and the LG Polymer Industry. It has also issued notices to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and others. The NGT has also directed LG Polymer India Pvt to deposit an interim amount of Rs 50 crores for loss of life. A bench headed by NGT Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel constituted a five-member committee of Justice B Sheshasan Reddy to investigate the incident. They have to submit a report before 18 May.
SN Pradhan, director-general of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), has denied the news of gas leaking once again in the LG polymer industry of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. According to the news agency ANI, he said that the news of the gas leaks has again come to the media, but this has not happened.
The Home Ministry clarified the news of gas leaking once again in the LG Polymer Industry of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, saying that the situation is under control. This was a minor technical leak. This was a minor technical leak and is under control. Andhra Pradesh Police has ordered an evacuation of the area within a 2 km radius of the gas leak area in Visakhapatnam as a precautionary measure. At the same time people have also been requested not to believe in fake news about the gas leak.
Visakhapatnam Police Commissioner RK Meena has said that there is nothing to panic. He said that as a precaution, people coming within a 2 km radius of the site are requested to vacate the area. People outside the radius of 2 km do not have to come on the road or evacuate the area.
11 people died. 11 people died in a gas leak accident in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh in the early hours of Thursday. The state government has ordered an inquiry to find out the cause of the accident. Apart from this, it has announced a compensation of Rs one crore to the families of the deceased.
The chemical para-tertiary butyl catechol (PTBC) has reached Visakhapatnam to minimize the effects of stearin gas leakage. Air India Cargo flight arrived at Visakhapatnam Airport with this chemical. A 9-member team arrived with the Chemical from Air India flight on Thursday at around 10:30 p.m. The team has gone back. Airport director Raj Kishore gave this information.
This chemical is made in Vapi in the Valsad district of South Gujarat and is used to neutralize the effects of gas leakage and prevent it from decaying. Earlier on Thursday after the gas leak incident, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy requested Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani to send it to control the chemical’s effects.