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Warren Anderson dies at 92; Union Carbide chief during Bhopal disaster
Warren Anderson dies at 92; Union Carbide chief during Bhopal disaster

Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. Anderson's death was not announced by his family but was confirmed Friday by the Associated Press through public records. The records say Anderson died at a nursing home in Vero Beach, Fla., on Sept. 29. No cause of death was given. Anderson ran Union Carbide when, on the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by one of its subsidiaries leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air of the Indian city of Bhopal, killing about 4,000 people. Many more died in the following months, bringing the estimated...

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