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Decision-making in air pollution control a review of theory and practice, with emphasis on selected Los Angeles and New York City management experiences. by George H. Hagevik

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Air -- Pollution -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Air -- Pollution -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Decision making.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 205-217.

SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic and social development
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18836528M

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