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Health risks of persistent organic pollutants from long-range transboundary air pollution.

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Health risks of persistent organic pollutants from long-range transboundary air pollution. / Alcock, Ruth E.

Joint WHO/Convention Task Force on the Health Aspects of Air Pollution, 2003.

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Alcock RE. Health risks of persistent organic pollutants from long-range transboundary air pollution. Joint WHO/Convention Task Force on the Health Aspects of Air Pollution. 2003.

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Alcock, Ruth E. / Health risks of persistent organic pollutants from long-range transboundary air pollution. Joint WHO/Convention Task Force on the Health Aspects of Air Pollution, 2003.

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