Bert Weckhuysen explains smell of asphalt processing plant on Radio 1

Neighbors of an Asphalt-processing plant in den Bosch are concerned about the smell emanating from the plant, and fear for exposure to benzene. Bert Weckhuysen was interviewed to explain how chemical plants can safely operate in the vicinity of built-up areas. The interview (in Dutch) can be found at The interview is in the second hour (15:00-16:00) and starts at just before the 20:00 minutes mark.

The same topic has also been featured in Trouw in an article by Stefan Keukenkamp and Onno Havermans (in Dutch, February 2021).

Source: website Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group