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  • Mitchell, Jon, 1974- author.
     
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  • War -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area.
     
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  • Nuclear weapons -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area.
     
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  • Nuclear weapons -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
     
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  • Radioactive pollution -- United States.
     
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  • Radioactive pollution -- Pacific Area.
     
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  • Chemical weapons disposal -- United States.
     
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  • Chemical weapons disposal -- Pacific Area.
     
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  • Offenses against the environment -- Government policy -- United States.
     
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Environmental aspects.
     
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Environmental aspects.
     
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    Poisoning the Pacific : the US military's secret dumping of plutonium, chemical weapons, and Agent Orange / Jon Mitchell.
    by Mitchell, Jon, 1974- author.
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    Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2020]
    Subjects
  • War -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area.
  •  
  • Nuclear weapons -- Environmental aspects -- Pacific Area.
  •  
  • Nuclear weapons -- Environmental aspects -- United States.
  •  
  • Radioactive pollution -- United States.
  •  
  • Radioactive pollution -- Pacific Area.
  •  
  • Chemical weapons disposal -- United States.
  •  
  • Chemical weapons disposal -- Pacific Area.
  •  
  • Offenses against the environment -- Government policy -- United States.
  •  
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Environmental aspects.
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Environmental aspects.
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    9781538130339 (hardcover alkaline paper) :
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    Asia/Pacific/perspectives.
    Description: 
    xi, 303 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
    Contents: 
    Japanese weapons of mass destruction and the US cover-up -- Nuclear warfare in Japan and the Marshall Islands -- Okinawa : "the junk heap of the Pacific" -- Military herbicides, Vietnam, and Okinawa -- Polluting with impunity -- Okinawa, paradise lost -- Environmental contamination and accidents on Okinawa (1947-2019) -- Japan : contamination, nuclear deals and the Fukushima meltdowns -- Toxic territories : Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Johnston Atoll -- Towards environmental justice -- Appendix: Contaminants.
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    "For decades, the US military has been contaminating the Pacific region with toxic substances. Thousands of service members, their families, and local residents have been exposed-but the US has hidden the damage and refused to help victims. This book reveals the enormous extent of contamination and the lengths the Pentagon will go to conceal it"--
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