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Chemicals in the Environment: Assessing and Managing Risk
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R M Harrison (Editor) and R E Hester (Editor), published by the RSC 2006
ISBN: 9780854042067

Highly topical, and with authoritative contributions from international experts, this book covers both the scientific underpinning and the legislative and practical issues of this emotive subject. The detailed coverage of a topic that affects many sectors of industry and society will make it popular with a wide audience of individuals from government organisations, industry or academic research, particularly those in environmental chemistry sectors.

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