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Water pollution: industrial problems and current research trends.

Princeton University Conference.

Water pollution: industrial problems and current research trends.

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Published in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Congresses.,
  • Factory and trade waste -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Series[Princeton Conference series], 50, Princeton University Conference (Series) ;, 50.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD420 .P7 1967aa
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5564577M
    LC Control Number67066234

    Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat, or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring ion is often classed as point source or nonpoint source pollution.


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