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Water pollution monitoring costs in Ontario

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Published by Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy in [Toronto] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsOntario. Ministry of Environment and Energy.
The Physical Object
Pagination63, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23358580M
ISBN 100777852012

Clark and colleagues (), using admittedly imperfect methods, estimated that the cost of sediment delivery on recreation, water storage facilities, navigation, flooding, water conveyance facilities, and water treatment facilities, among other damages, at $ billion ( dollars) annually. Data on water pollution in developing countries are limited. Further, such data are mostly "aggregated", not distinguishing the relative proportion of "point" and "non-point" sources. In Thailand, the Ministry of Public Health reported the results of pollution monitoring of 32 rivers (Table 6).

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The natural gas industry has seen a significant increase in activity with the discovery of new shales located throughout the world. The development of advance drilling technologies allow for extraction of gases deeper in the earth, revolutionizing the industry while creating a new demand for air and water pollution control technologies. Author of ENVIRONMENT ONTARIO IN THE COMMUNITY, Health implications of contaminants in fish, Province of Ontario contingency plan for spills of oil and other hazardous materials, Controlling industrial discharges to sewers, Water management, Proposed concepts for standardized approval regulations and approval exemption regulations, Toward improving the environmental assessment program in.


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