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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2013, Article ID 384806, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/384806
Research Article

Formation of Humic Substances in Weathered MSWI Bottom Ash

1School of Urban Construction, Hebei University of Engineering, Handan 056038, China
2Department of Urban and Environmental Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan

Received 2 April 2013; Accepted 15 May 2013

Academic Editors: S. Niranjan, L. Wang, and Q. Wang

Copyright © 2013 Haixia Zhang and Takayuki Shimaoka. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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