A rundown storage building on the Achema factory site, sealed off because of contamination following the leakage of 7.500 tonnes of liquid ammonia in 1989.

It’s been estimated that almost half of the world’s current population subsists on crops grown using ammonia based products, and despite the lessons learned following the Achema spill, the European Environment Agency estimates that roughly 3000 premature deaths are attributable to industrial pollution every year in Lithuania.

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