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Global Resources, Environment, and Population Act of 1983

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population.

Global Resources, Environment, and Population Act of 1983

hearing before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 2491 ... July 26, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Population -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Conservation of natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Environmental law -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P632 1984g
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3001490M
      LC Control Number84604072

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