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Main Title Environmental Crisis in the Gulf. The U.S. Response.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Administration and Resources Management. ;Department of State, Washington, DC. ;National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. ;Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. ;Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Publisher 1992
Year Published 1992
Stock Number PB92-226182
Additional Subjects Air pollution ; Oil pollution ; Kuwait ; Persian Gulf ; Damage ; Fires ; Economic impact ; Public health ; Oil wells ; Disasters ; Fire fighting ; Fire control ; Environmental transport ; Photographs ; Smoke ; Climate effects ; Saudi government ; United States ; Army Corps of Engineers ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-226182 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/01/1993
Collation 22p
On November 5, 1991, the last oil fire in Kuwait was extinguished, bringing to a close a dramatic period of achievement. Extinguishing and capping these wellheads has been Kuwait's highest economic, environmental, and health priority because of feared regional and global consequences. The booklet answers the questions most often asked by Americans about potential effects of the disaster on the environment and on the health of residents of the Gulf region, including American military and civilian personnel stationed there. U.S. government agencies to try to assess, limit, and remedy the damage caused by Iraq's environmental terrorism. While outside of the scope of the report, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must be cited for its work in helping to rebuild Kuwait's infrastructure including restoration of roads, electrical power, sewer and water systems, the airport, and public buildings.