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The impact of water pollution control on industry

Yvonne Brittan

The impact of water pollution control on industry

a case study of fifty dischargers

by Yvonne Brittan

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Published by Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford .
Written in English

  • Factory and trade waste -- England.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- England.,
  • Pollution -- Economic aspects -- England.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p107.

    StatementYvonne Brittan.
    ContributionsCentrefor Socio-Legal Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,115p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21195488M
    ISBN 100862260744

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