Heavy Metals pp 345-357 | Cite as

Heavy Metal Pollution in Kosovo

  • Luan Shllaku
  • Lars Landner
Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

In Kosovo large-scale exploitation of mineral resources has a long history, and has strongly expanded in this century. It has furthermore triggered a rapid expansion of the various downstream industrial activities, such as energy generation, ore smelting, metal refining, chemical industry and manufacturing of finished products.

Keywords

Zinc Combustion Dust Mercury Europe 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luan Shllaku
    • 1
  • Lars Landner
    • 1
  1. 1.DardaniaPristinaYugoslavia

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