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Pollution in America

S. Charles Maurice

Pollution in America

the trouble with trash

by S. Charles Maurice

  • 191 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Center for Education and Research in Free Enterprise, Texas A&M University in College Station, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 27.

      StatementS. Charles Maurice and Charles W. Smithson.
      SeriesSeries on public issues ;, no. 7
      ContributionsSmithson, C. W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.P55 M38 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2667160M
      ISBN 100865990174
      LC Control Number85621991
      OCLC/WorldCa12121361

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