By Robert and Jeremy Paxman Harris
A better type of Killing opens with the 1st devastating battlefield use of deadly fuel in global struggle I, after which investigates the stockpiling of organic guns in the course of international battle II and within the many years in a while in addition to the inhuman experiments con-ducted to check their effectiveness. This up-to-date version contains a new creation and a brand new ultimate bankruptcy exposing scary advancements in recent times, together with the black industry that emerged in chemical and organic guns following the breakup of the Soviet Union, the purchase of those guns by means of a number of 3rd international states, the makes an attempt of nations similar to Iraq to accumulate arsenals, and--particularly and so much recently--the use of those guns in terrorist assaults.
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44 Non-ruled Market Economy as a Source of Chemical Terrorism 5. Comprehensive measures for abatement of automobile-related pollution in Dnepropetrovsk are needed. The Symposium adopted the following resolution that deems it necessary: 1) to introduce new governmental specifications for automotive fuels with a view to limiting the aromatic contents in harmony with international standards, to effect more stringent control of fuel quality and to impose restrictions on sales of adulterated fuels; 2) to implement state-of-the-art computerized systems for assessment and prediction of transportation effects on environment; 3) to carry out certification of bodies having a right to sell automotive fuels and to put a heavy environmental tax on low quality fuel to be paid by both the producer and the distributor; 4) to use state-of-the-art additives enabling a more nearly complete fuel combustion and therefore improved environmental performance of vehicles; 5) to highlight that accidents involving hazardous freights, particularly massive at railroads, are a challenge.
Nabivach (Ukrainian State University of Chemical Engineering, Dnepropetrovsk). 5-fold. A carcinogenic constituent like benzopyrene is million times as hazardous as CO and 50,000 times as harmful as NOx, an important difference being that its action is prolonged. The contribution of automotive engine exhausts to overall urban air pollution in Ukraine is approaching 30 %, a trend towards the 50 % in the West. In the absence of standards that would limit aromatics in automotive fuels, the coke and byproduct plants like those in Dneprodzerzhinsk, Zaporozhe and Avdeevka are free to produce fuels containing 50 to 70 % PACs, compared to "only" 30 to 40 % in the products of oil processing companies.
With this in mind, a digest of recent materials found on the Internet is given in this issue. It has following sections: The environmental pollution in transition economy countries has reached critical levels. Vehicles, power plants, steel mills and nonferrous metallurgy works are the major air polluters. Pesticides are responsible for much of the harm done to human health. Water pollution continues on a large scale. Very often the situation is disastrous because this country has a combination of energy-intensive industries, thermal power generation, and intensive agriculture, further aggravated by Chernobyl.
A higher form of killing. The secret story of chemical and biological warfare by Robert and Jeremy Paxman Harris