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Oversight of right-to-know pollution data

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection

Oversight of right-to-know pollution data

hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, May 10, 1989

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous waste management industry -- United States,
  • Air quality management -- United States,
  • Environmental policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOversight of right to know pollution data
    SeriesS. hrg -- 101-383
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16814292M

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