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Attacks On Saudi Oil Plant Carry Heavy Environmental Cost05:22
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Emerging flaring of gas at the Shedgum Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia, captured by the Sentinel-2 satellite in September 2019. (Photo credit: European Space Agency)
Emerging flaring of gas at the Shedgum Gas Plant, Saudi Arabia, captured by the Sentinel-2 satellite in September 2019. (Photo credit: European Space Agency)

The attacks on the Saudi oil installations last weekend are just the latest example of a country's oil industry or infrastructure being targeted.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley talks with Wim Zwijnenburg (@wammezz), a Dutch researcher with the peace nonprofit Pax who says attacks on oil facilities can have disastrous environmental consequences.

This segment aired on September 19, 2019.

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