Assessment of heavy metals and PCB"s at selected sludge application sites in Ontario
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Published by Training and Technology Transfer Division (Water), Environmental Protection Service, Environment Canada, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Pollution Control Branch in Ottawa, Ont, Toronto, Ont .
Written in English



  • Ontario.


  • Heavy metals -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario.,
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario.,
  • Waste disposal sites -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario.,
  • Sewage disposal in the ground -- Environmental aspects -- Ontario.

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Edition Notes

Statementby M.D. Webber, H.D. Monteith, and Diane G.M. Corneau.
SeriesResearch report / Research Program for the Abatement of Municipal Pollution ;, no. 109, Research report (Research Program for the Abatement of Municipal Pollution (Canada)) ;, no. 109.
ContributionsMonteith, H. D., Corneau, Diane G. M.
LC ClassificationsTD427.H45 W43 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 27 p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3879704M
ISBN 100662114604
LC Control Number81205356

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