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Published by Environment Canada in [S.l.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hazardous substances -- Accidents -- Canada.,
  • Waste spills -- Control.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Control.,
  • Pollution.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNancy Bonham.
SeriesEnvironmental protection series reports -- EPS 4/SP/1
ContributionsCanada. Environmental Protection Service. Technology Development and Technical Services Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 141p. :
Number of Pages141
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18946076M
ISBN 100662169174

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