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Toxic cities

Garry J. Smith

Toxic cities

and the fight to save the Kurnell Peninsula

by Garry J. Smith

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Published by New South Wales University Press in Kensington, NSW, Australia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Kurnell Peninsula (N.S.W.),
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Australia -- Kurnell Peninsula (N.S.W.),
    • Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects -- Australia.,
    • Hazardous wastes -- Environmental aspects.,
    • Hazardous wastes -- Government policy -- Australia -- Kurnell Peninsula (N.S.W.),
    • Hazardous wastes -- Government policy -- Australia.,
    • Hazardous wastes -- Government policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-167) and index.

      StatementGarry J. Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD1045.A82 K877 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p. :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1624374M
      ISBN 100868402044
      LC Control Number91170441
      OCLC/WorldCa26634359

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