Bench-scale testing of sorbent additives for trace metal capture and retention

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  • Metals -- Absorption and adsorption -- Testing

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Other titlesBench scale testing of sorbent additives for trace metal capture and retention.
StatementShyam Venkatesh, Gregory J. Carroll, and Larry R. Waterland.
ContributionsCarroll, Gregory J., Waterland, L. R. 1948-, United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
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