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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ecological risk assessment.,
  • Hazardous waste sites -- Environmental aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames T. Maughan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH541.15.R57 M38 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724178M
ISBN 100442010915
LC Control Number92027826

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