Evaluation of salt water disposal into potential ground-water resources
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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency]; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English



  • Oklahoma,
  • Texas County.


  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Oklahoma -- Texas County.,
  • Oil field brines -- Oklahoma -- Texas County.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Fred A. Norris. [Prepared] for the Office of Research and Monitoring, Environmental Protection Agency.
SeriesWater pollution control research series
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Monitoring.
LC ClassificationsTD224.O5 N67
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5390403M
LC Control Number72601723

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