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Air pollution and waste incineration

Charles Hopkins

Air pollution and waste incineration

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Published by Environmental Law Foundation in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.,
    • Hazardous wastes -- Incineration -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Hopkins, Sean Humber, and Charles Pugh.
      SeriesEnvironmental litigation manuals
      ContributionsHumber, Sean., Pugh, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD3378.Z9 H67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 18 leaves ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL935041M
      ISBN 101900160005
      LC Control Number95236460
      OCLC/WorldCa39042466


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