Energy potential from organic wastes a review of the quantities and sources by Larry LaVon Anderson

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  • Waste products as fuel.

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Bibliography: p. 15-16.

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Statementby Larry L. Anderson.
Series[United States. Bureau of Mines] Information circular ;, 8549, Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 8549.
LC ClassificationsTN295 .U4 no. 8549, TP360 .U4 no. 8549
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5391667M
LC Control Number72603150

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