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Published by LexingtonBooks in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Energy policy -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Raymond C. Scheppach, Everett M. Ehrlich.
ContributionsScheppach, Raymond C., Ehrlich, Everett M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9502.U52 E5173
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4095866M
ISBN 100669044903
LC Control Number80008993

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