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A study of the pollution and natural purification of the Upper Mississippi River

H. R. Crohurst

A study of the pollution and natural purification of the Upper Mississippi River

surveys and laboratory studies

by H. R. Crohurst

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Minnesota.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Wisconsin.,
  • Mississippi River.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.R. Crohurst.
    SeriesPublic health bulletin -- no. 203
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 113 p. [1] p. of plates (fold.) :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22973876M
    LC Control Number32028208

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A study of the pollution and natural purification of the Upper Mississippi River by H. R. Crohurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Study of the pollution and natural purification of the upper Mississippi River. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H R Crohurst; United States.

Public Health Service. TREASURY DEPARTMENT PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE Public Health Bulletin No. December, A STUDY OF THE POLLUTION AND NATURAL PURIFICATION OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER SURVEYS AND LABORATORY STUDIES By H.

CROHURST Sanitary Engineer PREPARED BY DIRECTION OF THE SURGEON GENERAL UNITED. The hypoxic zone or “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is an area that runs along the Louisiana and Texas coast lines.

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OOOR CONFERENCE in the matter of Pollution of the Interstate Waters of the UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VOLUME I St. Paul, Minnesota February 8, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE Washington, D.C. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region V, Library South Dearborn Street Chicago, Illinois   Mississippi River Pollution Anna Beckstrom.

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