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Public policy, science, and environmental risk

presented at a workshop at the Brookings Institution on February 28, 1983

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Published by The Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental policy -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Environmental law -- United States -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementaddresses by J. Richard Crout ... [et al.] ; edited by Sandra Panem.
    SeriesBrookings dialogues on public references
    ContributionsCrout, Richard J., Panem, Sandra, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79E5 P835 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 65 p. --
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22459557M
    ISBN 100815769016

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