PAX Report on Conflict Pollution in Iraq

Iraqis fear conflict pollution will not be cleaned up

PAX report reveals the toxic trail of destruction left by the conflict in Iraq

“Living under a black sky” sheds light onto the severe health consequences the conflict in Iraq poses. The report shows how months of burning oil wells created a blackened landscape, while in other places large oil spills have polluted farmland and rivers. The report also identifies a sharp increase of hazardous makeshift oil refining, with more than 1600 small refineries at 20 locations in northern Iraq.

 

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