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Debating United States water policy

Debating United States water policy

a preliminary analysis

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Published by National Federation of State High School Associations in Kansas City, Mo. (P.O. Box 20626, Kansas City 64195) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water resources development -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard G. Fawcett, editor.
      ContributionsFawcett, Richard G., National Federation of State High School Associations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1694.A5 D43 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. ;
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2282270M
      LC Control Number86147468

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