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Water quality issues and energy assessments

Michael J. Davis

Water quality issues and energy assessments

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Published by The Office, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- United States,
  • Energy development -- United States

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    Statementprepared by Michael J. Davis and Shen-yann Chiu ; prepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Office of Environmental Assessments under contract number AC02-80EV10154
    ContributionsChiu, Shen-Yann, United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Environmental Assessments, Argonne National Laboratory
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13604224M

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