Toxic Legacy: Mustard Gas in the Sea Around Us
Version of Record online: 11 FEB 2011
© 2011 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Inc.
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Volume 39, Issue 1, pages 34–40, Spring 2011
How to Cite
Smith, S. L. (2011), Toxic Legacy: Mustard Gas in the Sea Around Us. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 39: 34–40. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2011.00546.x
- Issue online: 11 FEB 2011
- Version of Record online: 11 FEB 2011
This essay examines the toxic legacy of American and Canadian sea disposal of mustard gas after World War II. Military ocean dumping of mustard gas and other chemical warfare material has created an enduring and global environmental and public health problem.