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Waste-to-energy joint hearings before the Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce and the Subcommittee on Energy Development and Applications of the Committee on Science and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, July 17, 18, and September 20, 1979. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Commerce.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Waste products as fuel.,
  • Energy policy -- United States.

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SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce ; no. 96-83, Serial - House, Committee on Science and Technology ; no. 96-61
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Energy Development and Applications.
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Paginationvi, 347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17068715M

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