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Water resources policy issues
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources.
|LC Classifications||KF26 .E683 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1-3 > :|
|LC Control Number||81603732|
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