• sulfur mustard
  • A senior U.S. military official said the ordnance fired at the Peshmerga produced injuries with 'wounds consistent with a blister-producing agent" and that preliminary testing of mortar shell fragments from Makhmour showed traces of sulfur mustard. (voanews.com)
  • Kurdish
  • Syrian Kurdish leaders sent a specialized investigation team to the alleged gas attack site in the Salihiya area of Syria's Hasaka province, which has seen fierce fighting for weeks between Islamic militants and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). (voanews.com)
  • Since early last month, allegations have mounted about the Islamic State group's use of mustard gas, the infamous chemical agent first used in combat in World War I. On August 12, during a battle near the northern Iraqi city of Makhmour, 60 Peshmerga troops were exposed to mustard gas, according to Kurdish officials. (voanews.com)
  • Support for a ban on these weapons intensified in the 1980's, when Iraq began large-scale use of mustard gas against Iran and its own Kurdish population. (wisconsinproject.org)
  • climate change
  • Among the five themes of the plan of action is the commitment to raise awareness on the importance of coral reefs and related ecosystems to help mitigate the impact of climate change, and encourage financing for projects and initiatives which aim to protect and restore coral reefs, mangroves, and seagrasses. (underwatermunitions.org)
  • My research focuses on the impacts of climate change and human activities on ecosystem processes and functions, and the feedback to the climate and Earth system. (mbl.edu)
  • bomb
  • The major grenades used in the beginning by the German Army were the impact-detonating "discus" or "oyster shell" bomb and the Mod 1913 black powder kugelhandgranate with a friction-ignited time fuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • continue
  • If a helmeted diver becomes unconscious but is still breathing, the helmet will remain in place and continue to deliver breathing gas until the diver can be rescued. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • The ship, the barquentine Regina Maris (schooner) with 58 people aboard was impacted by high winds and rough seas, resulting in damage that led to the ship taking on 2000 gallons of water an hour. (wikipedia.org)
  • After stem cells were withdrawn from my blood and frozen, I received high doses of a chemotherapy derived from mustard gas. (firstthings.com)
  • chemical warfare
  • Dutch-born IS fighter Omar Yilmaz last week acknowledged the extremist group's use of mustard gas, saying in a Tumblr post, "The regime uses chemical warfare on a regular basis these days, and nobody bats an eye - yet when [IS] captures it from them and uses it against them it's all of a sudden a huge problem? (voanews.com)
  • work
  • Today he is mostly remembered for his work on the production of mustard gas during World War I. Georg Wilhelm Steinkopf was born on 28 June 1879 in Staßfurt, in the Prussian Province of Saxony in the German Empire, the son of Gustav Friedrich Steinkopf, a merchant, and his wife Elise Steinkopf (née Heine). (wikipedia.org)
  • His health being fragile due to his work with mustard gas and related substances, Steinkopf died on 12 March 1949 in Stuttgart. (wikipedia.org)
  • The helmet seals the whole of the diver's head from the water, allows the diver to see clearly underwater, provides the diver with breathing gas, protects the diver's head when doing heavy or dangerous work, and usually provides voice communications with the surface (and possibly other divers). (wikipedia.org)
  • near
  • In a statement, the Kurdistan Region Security Council said the rocket used near the Mosul Dam was homemade and "the impact produced considerable yellow smoke at the scene of the attack, leaving one Peshmerga requiring treatment. (voanews.com)
  • town
  • Cardinal Albert of Mainz (Archbishop of Magdeburg from 1513 to 1545) also impacted on the town in this period. (wikipedia.org)
  • heavy
  • The memorandum recommended attacking during the summer season because it said a cold winter could reduce the impact of mustard gas, although heavy rainfall was also highlighted as possibly leading to decontamination. (stormfront.org)
  • effects
  • 1) Soil respiration, respiration-photosynthesis interactions, and soil warming effects on belowground processes and greenhouse gas emissions in forest and tundra. (mbl.edu)
  • years
  • The records at the National Archives, which have remained hidden from public view for 65 years, revealed clear proposals to use gas on civilians in 1944. (stormfront.org)
  • A compromise budget-cutting plan that cuts $2 trillion or so from the deficit over 10 years will not cut the mustard. (iberkshires.com)
  • open
  • Despite his claim that the chemical weapons used were seized from captured Syrian government bases, U.S. and NATO officials say it is still an open question as to where IS got the mustard gas. (voanews.com)
  • treatment
  • FILE - A woman, affected by what activists say was a gas attack, receives treatment inside a makeshift hospital in Kfar Zeita village in the central province of Hama May 22, 2014. (voanews.com)
  • cause
  • It may cause blindness and lethal lung edema and was formerly used as a war gas. (curehunter.com)
  • Free-flow helmets use much larger quantities of gas than demand helmets, which can cause logistical difficulties and is very expensive when special breathing gases (such as heliox) are used. (wikipedia.org)
  • The urgency for relief and the maneuvering of the managements to lower compensation costs have resulted in an increasing incidence of out-of-court settlements The differing judicial attitudes on the 2 major cases, the Bhopal gas leak and the Shriram oleum gas leak in Delhi-based Shriram Food and fertiliser Ltd, has only harmed the cause. (org.in)
  • State
  • Indiana reviews and lists actions deemed to potentially have an environmental impact to the coastal resources of the state. (in.gov)
  • activities
  • The Environmental Unit may, however, require a consistency review and certification for unlisted activities if there is substantial belief those activities would have more than a de minimis impact on Indiana's coastal resources. (in.gov)