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Mine waste management a resource for mining industry professionals, regulators, and consulting engineers

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Published by Lewis Publishers in Boca Raton .
Written in English



  • California.


  • Mineral industries -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects -- California.,
  • Mineral industries -- Waste disposal -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Water quality management -- California.,
  • Water quality management.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditors, Ian P.G. Hutchison, Richard D. Ellison ; sponsored by California Mining Association.
ContributionsHutchison, Ian P. G., Ellison, Richard D., California Mining Association.
LC ClassificationsTD899.M47 M57 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 654 p. :
Number of Pages654
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1553425M
ISBN 100873717465
LC Control Number91033444

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