Great Lakes water quality program
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Great Lakes water quality program hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography, Great Lakes, and the Outer Continental Shelf of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session ... April 30, 1991. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Oceanography, Great Lakes, and the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



  • Great Lakes (North America)


  • Water quality management -- Great Lakes (North America),
  • Water -- Pollution -- Great Lakes (North America)

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .M473 1991e
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 69 p. ;
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1666933M
LC Control Number91601506

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