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Expanding the environmental responsibility of local government

Claremont, Calif. Environmental Resources Task Force.

Expanding the environmental responsibility of local government

Claremont"s Environmental Task Force and its recommendations.

by Claremont, Calif. Environmental Resources Task Force.

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Published by Center for California Public Affairs in Claremont .
Written in

    Places:
  • Claremont (Calif.),
  • Claremont, Calif.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Claremont, Calif.,
    • Claremont (Calif.) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 164-165.

      StatementEdited by Eleanor Cohen.
      Series[Environmental studies series, no. 3], Environmental studies series (California Institute of Public Affairs) ;, 3.
      ContributionsCohen, Eleanor M., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC108.C6 C53 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5301662M
      ISBN 100912102071
      LC Control Number72083451
      OCLC/WorldCa570543


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