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EPA regulation of greenhouse gases considerations and options by Cianni Marino

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Greenhouse gas mitigation,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Greenhouse gases,
  • United States,
  • Environmental policy,
  • United States. Environmental Protection Agency

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Edition Notes

Other titlesEnvironmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases
StatementCianni Marino and Nico Costa, editors
SeriesClimate change and its causes, effects and prediction
LC ClassificationsKF3812 .E63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25177128M
ISBN 109781614707295
LC Control Number2011024891

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