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Contamination of soils and sediments in the vicinity of a mercury recovery plant

  • P. Johnston
  • R. Stringer
  • M. C. French
  • J. Vallette
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Keywords

Waste Water Mercury Water Management Water Pollution Recovery Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Johnston
    • 1
  • R. Stringer
    • 1
  • M. C. French
    • 2
  • J. Vallette
    • 3
  1. 1.Greenpeace QMW, School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary and Westfield CollegeUniversity of LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood Research StationCambridgeshireUK
  3. 3.Greenpeace InternationalDW AmsterdamNetherlands

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