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Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Industrial Technologies, Industrial Waste Reduction Program and Center for Waste Reduction Technologies, American Institute of Chemical Engineers ; prepared by Jack Eisenhauer, Shawna McQueen.
ContributionsEisenhauer, Jack, 1956-, McQueen, Shawna, 1961-, United States. Dept. of Energy. Industrial Waste Reduction Program., American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Center for Waste Reduction Technologies.
LC ClassificationsTD899.M29 W37 1994
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Paginationxiv, 42, 3 p. ;
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL1110200M
ISBN 100816906564
LC Control Number94035651

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