Many substances of all hazard classes can affect the environment by polluting air, water, and land and causing physiological damage to human, animal, and plant life. The extraction of raw materials and use of their derivatives modifies the balance of the earth’s ecosystems.


Environmental Protection Agency Methyl Chloroform Hazardous Substance Marine Pollutant Hazard Class 
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  • Malcolm A. Fox

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