Insights into Editorial: Visakhapatnam gas leak: What is styrene gas?

Context: A gas leak, reminiscent of the , has claimed at least 11 lives and affected thousands of residents in five villages in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The source of the leak was a styrene plant owned by South Korean electronics giant LG, located at RRV Puram near Gopalapatnam, about 15 kms from the coast …