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Title:An Experimental Study of the Effects of Gas Waste Upon Fishes with Especial Reference to Stream Pollution
Author(s):Shelford, V.E.
Subject(s):gas waste
stream pollution
distillation of coal
Abstract:The products of destructive distillation of coal include an innumerable series of substances representing most of the important groups of organic compounds ranging from gases to solids. In the manufacture of illuminating gas all these substances are thrown into streams in varying amounts, depending upon the manner of treating by-products. The gases and volatile products are in solution in water used in washing the gas, and are often introduced into waterways. By-products, except the heavy tars, are often thrown away.
Issue Date:1917-03
Publisher:Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin; v. 011, no. 06
Publication Status:published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed:is peer reviewed
Rights Information:Copyright 2009 University of Illinois Board of Trustees. All rights reserved.
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-02-18

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