Economics of pollution

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  • Pollution -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Environmental policy -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Statement[by] Kenneth E. Boulding [and others]
SeriesThe Charles C. Moskowitz lectures,, no. 11
ContributionsBoulding, Kenneth Ewart, 1910-
LC ClassificationsHC110.P55 E35
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5709000M
ISBN 100814709672
LC Control Number70179973

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