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Environmental innovations in the metals industry for the 21st Century
|Series||VIP ;, 83, VIP (Series) ;, 83.|
|Contributions||Air & Waste Management Association., United States. Environmental Protection Agency., A&WMA/EPA International Specialty Conference (1998 : Pittsburgh, Pa.)|
|LC Classifications||TD195.N65 E56 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 740 p. :|
|Number of Pages||740|
|LC Control Number||99219521|
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China's Top 6 Environmental Concerns plagues of pollution and disease that are stalking the 21st century's economic powerhouse. noted that chemicals and heavy metals banned in other Author: Marc Lallanilla.
A century ago, plentiful elements like iron, lead, and copper fueled our Nation’s transition to an industrial economy. But today, many of the materials that characterize the industrial cutting-edge—such as rare earths, indium, and lithium—are not as naturally abundant or easy to access as their predecessors.
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