Danube: cyanide spill

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Publisher:
World Almanac Library,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Language:
English
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A tide of death began to flow from the waste pool of a flooded gold mine in Romania on January 30, 2000. Deadly cyanide swirled down the Tisza River, killing every fish in its path and threatening drinking water supplies. Worse yet, the poison soon reached the Danube -- one of Europe's most important rivers. Discover what caused this environmental disaster and learn about the chances of similar accidents occurring elsewhere on Earth. Book jacket.
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9780836855050
9780836855128
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subject_facetChemical spills -- Environmental aspects -- Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
Chemical spills -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature
Cyanides -- Environmental aspects -- Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
Cyanides -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature
Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature
Gold mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Romania -- Baia Mare -- Juvenile literature
Heavy metals -- Environmental aspects -- Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
Heavy metals -- Environmental aspects -- Juvenile literature
Literature
Water -- Environmental aspects -- Danube River Watershed -- Juvenile literature
title_displayDanube : cyanide spill
title_fullDanube : cyanide spill / by Nichol Bryan
title_shortDanube
title_subcyanide spill
topic_facetChemical spills
Cyanides
Environmental aspects
Gold mines and mining
Heavy metals
Water