Gergely Simon

is an environmental chemist and a Greenpeace chemicals expert.

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Will polluters ever pay?

Industrial disasters from Baia Mare to Beirut

The explosion in Beirut’s port was so loud that it was heard 150 miles away in Cyprus; a neglected store of fertilizer was the unsuspected bomb. To avoid such mismanagement of hazardous chemicals, authorities need to ensure that the polluter pays, says Gergely Simon.