Natural attenuation

CERCLA, RBCA"s, and the future of environmental remediation by Patrick V. Brady

Publisher: Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton, Fla

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  • Hazardous wastes -- Natural attenuation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-234) and index.

StatementPatrick V. Brady, Michael V. Brady, David J. Borns.
ContributionsBrady, Michael V., Borns, David J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD1060 .B73 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673643M
ISBN 101566703026
LC Control Number97019742

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