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Assessing the environmental impact of fossil-fuel based energy sources

William A. MacCrehan

Assessing the environmental impact of fossil-fuel based energy sources

measurement of organometal species in biological and water samples using liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection

by William A. MacCrehan

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Published by The Office, Available to the public through the National Technical Informaion Service in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organometallic compounds -- Analysis.,
  • Liquid chromatography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William A. MacCrehan and Richard A. Durst ; prepared for Office of Energy, Minerals, and Industry, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-79-211., Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-79-211.
    ContributionsDurst, Richard A., 1937-, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Energy, Minerals, and Industry., Center for Analytical Chemistry (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17822951M

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