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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