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Energy and environment

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in



  • United States.


  • Environmental protection -- United States.,
  • Power resources -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesNew York times.
StatementStuart Bruchey, advisory editor, Gene Brown, editor.
SeriesThe Great contemporary issues
ContributionsBruchey, Stuart Weems., Brown, Gene.
LC ClassificationsTD171 .E53
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 373 p. :
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4720385M
ISBN 100405111959
LC Control Number78007393

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