The Current State of High-Tech Pollution

  • Fumikazu Yoshida


Japan has waited a long time for the implementation of a cleanup system that will deal with “groundwater pollution”.


Groundwater Pollution Industrial Park Gravel Layer Soil Stratum Chiba Prefecture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumikazu Yoshida
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  1. 1.Graduate School of EconomicsHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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