The Rise and Fall of ISC Chemicals at Avonmouth: The Impact of the Montreal Protocol on CFCs

By Roger Bingham

Issue 25, Summer 2012 pp 32-37

“During the First World War, the government built and operated a munitions plant on a green field site near Avonmouth, including a plant to provide sulphuric acid used for war-time manufacture of explosives and fertilisers”. Roger Bingham looks at the impact of the Montreal Protocols on the atmosphere which saw most of the sites chemical legacy erased.

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