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Restoration of problem soil materials at Corps of Engineers construction sites

Restoration of problem soil materials at Corps of Engineers construction sites

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Published by National Technical Information Service in Springfield, Virginia .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Charles R.Lee [et al]. ; prepared for Department of the Army US Army Corps of Engineers..
SeriesEnvironmental impact research program instruction report -- EL-85-2
ContributionsLee, Charles R., United States (Department of the Army)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14394103M

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