Articles | Volume 7, issue 8
25 Aug 2010
 | 25 Aug 2010

Characterization of broom fibers for PRB in the remediation of aquifers contaminated by heavy metals

C. Fallico, S. Troisi, A. Molinari, and M. F. Rivera

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