Water-related environmental effects in fuel conversion

by Gold, Harris.

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  • Synthetic fuels industry -- Water-supply,
  • Synthetic fuels industry -- Environmental aspects
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    Statementby Harris Gold and David J. Goldstein ; prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development.
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-78-197b, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-78-197 b..
    ContributionsGoldstein, David J., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development., Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.), Water Purification Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
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    Open LibraryOL16453290M

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