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Chemical spills

Mary A. Vance

Chemical spills

a bibliography

by Mary A. Vance

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Vance Bibliographies in Monticello, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical spills -- Bibliography.,
  • Hazardous substances -- Bibliography.,
  • Environmental chemistry -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Vance.
    SeriesPublic administration series--bibliography,, P 2698
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/02286 (Z)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. ;
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1903641M
    ISBN 100792002482
    LC Control Number90105873
    OCLC/WorldCa20181244


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