Danube: cyanide spill

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Publisher:
World Almanac Library,
Pub. Date:
2004.
Language:
English
Description
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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ISBN:
9780836855050
9780836855128
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.4, 2 Points
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Full title danube cyanide spill
Author bryan nichol
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subject_facet Chemical 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_display Danube : cyanide spill
title_full Danube : cyanide spill / by Nichol Bryan
title_short Danube :
title_sub cyanide spill
topic_facet Chemical spills, Cyanides, Environmental aspects, Gold mines and mining, Heavy metals, Water