Environmental study of the petrochemicals industry.

Publisher: United Nations in [Geneva]

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  • Petroleum chemicals industry -- Environmental aspects.

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SeriesSectorial working paper -- No.36
ContributionsUnited Nations. Industrial Develpoment Organisation.
The Physical Object
Pagination153p. :
Number of Pages153
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