Pesticides in the Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments: Second National Research Conference

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Diana L. Weigmann
DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 555 pages
Includes 50 research papers on risk assessment, monitoring, toxicity, waste disposal, environmental regulations, pesticide contamination of drinking water supplies, wastewater sludge, groudwater and surface water, and much more.

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Page vii - This research was supported by funds provided by the Cigarette and Tobacco Surtax Fund of the State of California through the Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program of the University of California, Grant Number IRT28, National Institutes of Health HL 47628, and by Asta Medica.

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