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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8 in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Abandoned mined lands reclamation -- West (U.S.),
  • Hazardous waste site remediation -- West (U.S.),
  • Soil remediation -- West (U.S.),
  • Mine water -- West (U.S.) -- Cleaning.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWest"s toxic legacy., Critical link between water quality and abandoned mine sites.
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region VIII.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17684150M

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