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The Environment at risk

The Environment at risk

responding to growing dangers.

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Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pollution -- United States.,
    • Environmental protection -- United States.,
    • Industries -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
    • Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesNational issues forums, National issues forum.
      ContributionsPublic Agenda Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD180 .E46 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1922995M
      ISBN 100840352670
      LC Control Number90134713

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Environment at Risk: The Effects of Pollution (Geography Focus) Hardcover – Septem Author: Louise Spilsbury.

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