Against the fires of hell: the environmental disaster of the Gulf War

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 208 pages
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A devasting account, by a science reporter and writer who has recently visited Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Kuwait. Carefully documented and relying on first-hand information, Against the Fires of Hell presents a powerful picture of just how fragile our planet is against the assaults of modern warfare, and just how irreversible the damage can be.

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Hawley recounts the enormous and successful effort to cap the burning Kuwaiti oil wells, then goes on to show that this, the most visible cleanup effort, was only the beginning. He describes the ... Read full review

Contents

Against the Fires of Hell
1
The Fog of Peace
10
Success in the Oil Fields
27
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