Bahia de Minamata Índice Lugar Historia Consecuencias Enfermedad de Minamata Bioacumulación del mercurio. Medidas del gobierno. Minamata disease is a neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning. . Enseñanzas de la Enfermedad de Minamata y el Manejo del http :// Enfermedad cardiovascular. Exposición contaminado en la bahía de Minamata (Japón). Una em- presa química vertía directamente en el agua de la bahía.

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H4 Escherichia coli O The litigation group, representing 41 certified patients 17 already deceased in 28 families, submitted their suit against Chisso in the Kumamoto District Court on 14 June The results shocked the researchers involved.

Although contagion was later disproved, this initial response contributed to the stigmatisation and discrimination experienced by Minamata victims from the local community. Methylmercuryan organic mercury compound released in factory wastewater and the cause of Minamata disease. The committee was forced to revise its plan and the patients waited inside the ministry building for two days while they did so.

The presumption that the defendant had been negligent from beginning to end in discharging wastewater from its acetaldehyde plant is amply supported. The people directly impacted by the pollution of Minamata Bay were not originally allowed to participate in actions enferedad would affect their future.

According to Timothy S. Eugene Smith brought world attention to Minamata disease. Smith was himself attacked and seriously injured by Chisso employees in an incident in Goi, Ichihara city, near Tokyo on January 7,in an attempt to stop the photographer from further revealing the issue to the world. Itai-itai disease Minamata disease Niigata Minamata disease Yokkaichi asthma.


Emboldened by the success of the small Minamata cooperative, the Kumamoto Prefectural Alliance of Fishing Cooperatives also decided to seek compensation from Chisso. The arbitration group were dismayed by the sums on offer. In extreme cases, insanityparalysiscomaand death follow within weeks of the onset of symptoms.

Enfeemedadthe victims of Minamata disease were in a much weaker position than the fishermen. The trial lasted almost four years. Bahiz was not known at the time was that exactly the opposite is the case with methylmercury: On Monday, March 29,a group of 2, uncertified victims reached a settlement with the government of Japan, the Kumamoto Prefectural government, and Chisso Corporation to receive individual lump-sum payments of 2.

Retrieved 8 May As the extent of the outbreak was understood, the committee invited researchers from Kumamoto University to help in the research effort. ToxicologyNeurologyPsychiatry. Despite bad weather, the service was attended by over people, including Chisso chairman Shunkichi Goto and Environment Minister Yuriko Koike. On 29 August, the fishing cooperative agreed to the mediation committee’s proposal, stating: As of March minwmata, 2, victims had been officially certified 1, of whom have died [2] and over 10, people had received financial compensation from Chisso, minamaa although they were not recognised as official victims.

Currently, several research groups are working on methylmercury toxicity.

The arbitration committee announced their compensation plan on 25 May in a disorderly session at the Ministry of Health and Welfare in Tokyo. The events in Niigata catalysed a change in response to the original Minamata incident. When this produced no results, the alliance members took their campaign to Tokyosecuring an official visit to Minamata by members of the Japanese Diet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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In Japanese, despite baha English title. In Februarythe mercury distribution in Minamata Bay was investigated. Minamata disease compensation agreements of They could not run or walk without stumbling, their voices changed in pitch, and many patients complained laa difficulties seeing, hearing, and swallowing.

Despite the almost universal assumption to the contrary, the wastewater treatment facilities installed in December had no effect on the level of organic mercury being released into the Shiranui Sea.

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The polluting factory owned by Showa Denko employed a chemical process using a mercury catalyst very similar to that used by Chisso in Minamata. The rapid expansion of the Minamata factory spurred on the local economy and as Chisso prospered, so did Minamata. Former Chisso President Kiichi Yoshioka bahua that the company promoted a theory of dumped World War II explosives, though it knew it to be unfounded.

The company replied that it was unable to judge what would be fair compensation and asked the national government to set up a binding arbitration committee to decide. That summer, Chisso sent gifts to the families who opted for arbitration rather than litigation.

Minamata disease broke out again inthis time along the banks of the Agano River in Niigata Prefecture.