Air and water pollution regulation accomplishments and economic consequences by Martin Freedman

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  • Water -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMartin Freedman and Bikki Jaggi.
ContributionsJaggi, Bikki.
LC ClassificationsKF3790 .F74 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1730503M
ISBN 100899307213
LC Control Number92034948

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