4 edition of Expanding the environmental responsibility of local government found in the catalog.
Expanding the environmental responsibility of local government
Claremont, Calif. Environmental Resources Task Force.
Bibliography: p. 164-165.
|Statement||Edited by Eleanor Cohen.|
|Series||[Environmental studies series, no. 3], Environmental studies series (California Institute of Public Affairs) ;, 3.|
|Contributions||Cohen, Eleanor M., ed.|
|LC Classifications||HC108.C6 C53 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||172|
|LC Control Number||72083451|
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China's national leaders have recently made a priority of changing lanes from a pollution-intensive, growth-at-any-cost model to a resource-efficient and sustainable one.
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