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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Cinncinnati, Ohio, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous,
  • Smelting -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Trace elements

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Statementby Klaus Schwitzgebel ... [et al.]
SeriesEnvironmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-78-065 a, Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-78-065 b
ContributionsSchwitzgebel, Klaus, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL14184462M

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