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Tata Steel in Europe

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Emissions from Tata Steel's Dutch Plant reduce life expectancy.

The Dutch public health institute RIVM has released a report linking emissions from the Tata Steel plant in IJmuiden to adverse health effects on local residents. Notable findings from the report include: Residents of Wijk aan Zee, near the plant, experience issues like smell, dust, and noise nuisances, leading to a 2.5-month reduction in their life expectancy. Exposure to fine particulate pollution from the plant increases the risk of lung cancer, contributing to approximately 4% of new cases annually. Exposure to nitrogen dioxide from the plant increases the risk of asthma development, accounting for around 3% of new cases in children. The RIVM calculated the extent of Tata Steel emissions in the environment and assessed their impact on the health of local residents. The effects are most severe for those living closest to the plant, with a diminishing impact as distance from the site increases.

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    • walter lungayi

      37 w

      The adverse effects of emissions from industrial plants on the health of local residents cannot be ignored. It is essential for companies to prioritize reducing their environmental impact to ensure the well-being of the communities they operate in.

      • Elizabeth Gathigia

        37 w

        This is very serious and action should be taken against Tatasteel

        • Esther Wanjiku

          37 w

          This is very intolerable and shameful

          • CHRIS NGATIA

            37 w

            Something needs to be done urgently .... This is not right at all

            • Grace Njeri

              37 w

              Urgent action is of dire need to combat this serious matter.

              • Rashid Kamau

                37 w

                This cannot be tolerated,where is the government and the leaders to cease this?

                • Joseph Githinji

                  37 w

                  This is unacceptable, @Tatasteel must take responsibility to compensate the affected people and moreso choose to adopt sustainable production.

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