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Published by Dept. of Energy, Solar Energy Research Institute, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Golden, Colorado, Springfield, Virginia .
Written in English


  • Pollution -- Economic aspects,
  • Environmental policy

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Edition Notes

StatementFrank Krawiec
SeriesSERI/RR ; 744-311
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy, Solar Energy Research Institute
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 69 p.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14883745M

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