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Microbial degradative activity in ground water at a chemical waste disposal site

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Hwang, HM., Hodson, R.E., Lewis, D.L. et al. Microbial degradative activity in ground water at a chemical waste disposal site. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 50, 856–863 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00209950

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Ground Water
  • Waste Disposal