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polluted soils

Definition:
Refers to the introduction of micro-organisms, chemicals, toxic substances, wastes, or wastewater into soil in concentrations that make the soil unfit for its intended use.
Concept Schemes:
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • contaminated soils
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10102
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