Dahej has multiple petrochemical installations, including a port with an Liquified Natural Gas terminal, a Special Economic Zone and a PCPIR (Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemicals Investment Region). Located in Dahej near the Gulf of Khambhat, the Gujarat PCPIR has received significant investment. It covers 452.98 sq.km of land.
Multiple Indian (Reliance, Adani, etc) and multinational (Dow, DuPont, etc) chemical companies have set-up their plants in this region.
Due to the toxic load in the area, local people have complained about the quality of their water and air and have also observed increased incidence of cancer.