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Update released on solid waste management in the United States

Update released on solid waste management in the United States

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnvironmental fact sheet
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[4] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14456292M
    OCLC/WorldCa32826821

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