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Effects of lead in the environment, 1978

John F. Jaworski

Effects of lead in the environment, 1978

quantitative aspects

by John F. Jaworski

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Published by National Research Council Canada, NRCC Associate Committee on Scientific Criteria for Environmental Quality in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lead -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLead, 1978.
    Statementby John F. Jaworski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH545.L4 J38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 779 p. :
    Number of Pages779
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3916052M
    LC Control Number81482176

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