Concern at lack of transparency over Lubrizol chemical plant blaze in France


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For five days after the massive blaze which swept through the Lubrizol chemical plant at Rouen in northern France, key questions remained unanswered. Which products burned in the fire on Thursday 26th September? What substances were released into the air? It was only on the afternoon of Tuesday October 1st that the local prefecture released details of the 5,253 tonnes of chemicals that were involved in the incident.