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The history, use, disposition and environmental fate of Agent Orange

Author: Alvin L Young
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Agent Orange is a major tactical herbicide deployed in Southern Vietnam. This book documents the knowledge on the history, use, disposition and environmental fate of Agent Orange and its associated dioxin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Young, Alvin L.
History, use, disposition and environmental fate of Agent Orange.
New York : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)248978198
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin L Young
ISBN: 9780387874869 0387874860 0387874852 9780387874852
OCLC Number: 405546092
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 339 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Contents: Vietnam and the Agent Orange controversy revisited --
A history of the development and procurement of tactical herbicides --
The military use of tactical herbicides in Vietnam --
Removal from Vietnam and final disposition of Agent Orange --
Agent Orange and its dioxin contamination --
The testing of aerial spray equipment, and ecological impacts of the programs at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida --
Monitoring studies of former Agent Orange storage sites in Mississippi and Johnston Island --
Agent Orange and dioxin remediation and the return to Vietnam --
Postlude: can there be a satisfactory end to the Agent Orange controversy?
Responsibility: A. Young.

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