TITLE

Waste predictions

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, R.
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the quantities of chlorofluorocarbons/Halons in the Australian environment.
ACCESSION #
10552553

 

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