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The Potential for Disaster: A Case Study of the Powell-Duffryn Chemical Fire and Hazardous Material Spill

Title

The Potential for Disaster: A Case Study of the Powell-Duffryn Chemical Fire and Hazardous Material Spill

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Document Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management

Description

Including contributions from sixty international authors, this book examines emergency responses to environmental dangers such as chemical fires, hazardous material and oil spills, nuclear reactor accidents, and earthquakes, and crises in the environment, global public service, and politics. It covers a wide range of international issues and topics, using various analyses, including critical, descriptive, empirical, quantitative, and normative methods. The book discusses approaches to natural disasters, resolutions to cultural, religious, and political tensions, terrorism and the potential use of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons, the role of crisis public relations, and more.

ISBN

978-0824704223

Publication Date

6-22-2001

Publisher

Taylor & Francis / CRC Press

City

Boca Raton, FL

Disciplines

Business

Comments

pp. 443-449

The Potential for Disaster: A Case Study of the Powell-Duffryn Chemical Fire and Hazardous Material Spill
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