Clean Water Act

by Joel M. Gross

Publisher: Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association in [Chicago]

Written in English
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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Water quality management -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Joel Gross, Lynn Dodge.
SeriesBasic practice series
ContributionsDodge, Lynn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF3790 .G76 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3408332M
ISBN 101590312422
LC Control Number2005024211

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