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Long-term environmental research in the Environmental Protection Agency

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere.

Long-term environmental research in the Environmental Protection Agency

hearing before the Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session, June 30, 1978

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on the Environment and the Atmosphere.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency,
  • Environmental protection -- Research -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Science and Technology ; no. 95-42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 107 p. ;
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17992141M

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