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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Constructed wetlands -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Sewage -- Purification -- Biological treatment -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Habitat (Ecology) -- Modification -- United States -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTD929 .C66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL880111M
LC Control Number95167616

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