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People, power and pollution

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. Environmental Quality Laboratory

People, power and pollution

environmental and public interest aspects of electric power plant siting

by California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. Environmental Quality Laboratory

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Published in [Pasadena, Calif.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power-plant siting,
  • Environmental engineering,
  • Pollution

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIts Report, no. 1
    ContributionsBorelli, Peter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK1005 C3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86p.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18856149M

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