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Hazardous waste problem sites

Hazardous waste problem sites

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publication and Information Center [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous wastes.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Waste Management Policy Group.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD811.5 .H43 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3229777M
    ISBN 109264124012
    LC Control Number83141923

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