Dumping of nerve gas rockets in the ocean.
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Dumping of nerve gas rockets in the ocean. Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, second session ... August 5, 1970. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Oceanography.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Waste disposal in the ocean.,
  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF26 .C663 1970a
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 141 p.
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5739055M
LC Control Number70609799

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and where marine organisms are highly sensitive to changes. Hearings on the Dumping of Nerve Gas Rockets in the Ocean Before the Senate Comm. on Commerce, 91st Cong., 2d Sess., ser. 76, at 25 (). NWF Statement, supra n at Industrial wastes (from factories, refineries, laboratories, mills, etc.) account.   WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (AP) —Gov. Claude R. Kirk, Jr. of Florida said today that he would seek a court Injunction if necessary to stop the Army from dumping obsolete nerve gas rockets . Background: Despite widespread protests, the United States Army is going ahead with plans to dump 66 tons of deadly nerve gas in the Atlantic Ocean. Two trains carrying the gas rockets, encased tin concrete, are heading for Sunny Point in North Carolina where the rockets will be loaded onto a Navy surplus boat and sunk in feet (   instances and areas of the ocean where the U.S. Armed Forces disposed of chemical weapons. The Army catalogued 74 instances of disposal in the ocean, of which 32 were off U.S. shores and 42 were off foreig n shores. The first recorded instance was in at an unknown location in the Atlan tic Ocean between the United States and England.

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to dump nerve gas rockets in an international dumping site east of Cape Kennedy." Also the British are reported to have dumped quantities of nerve gas and mustard gas into the Atlantic,'12 and steel drums containing radioactive equipment, dumped into the Atlantic Ocean by the United. As noted by Brigadier General W. W. Stone Jr., in reference to operation CHASE, ocean dumping was “the standard means for a number of years for the disposition of ammunition of all types, including chemical ammunition.” “Dumping of Nerve Gas Rockets in the Ocean,” Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, U.S. Senate, 91st Cong., 5.   Fifty years ago this month, servicemen sank — on purpose — a foot World War II freighter loaded w rockets of sarin nerve gas and one container of even deadlier VX nerve gas.   ANNISTON, Ala., Aug.7 (UPI) — The loading of two?? with nerve gas rockets, destined for disposal in the Atlantic Ocean, was completed today in preparation for a .