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The Kuwaiti Oil Fires

The Kuwaiti Oil Fires recounts the heroic efforts of private firefighting crews who in 1991 worked to discover new methods to bring the horrific oil well fires of Kuwait under control. Discussions includ… (See Below for Full Description)
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The Kuwaiti Oil Fires recounts the heroic efforts of private firefighting crews who in 1991 worked to discover new methods to bring the horrific oil well fires of Kuwait under control. Discussions include the effects on wildlife, the environment, and the economy of the small country. The book also examines the dire predictions made at the time concerning the worldwide effects of the oil fires and the surprising results in the aftermath, as well as the impact of current political events on paying reparations to Kuwait.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5758-0
ISBN-10 816057583
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-0225-2
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Environmental Disasters
Author Kristine Hirschmann
Publication Date 4/1/2005
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications 30 black-and-white photographs. 1 map. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Chronology. Timeline. Sidebars.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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