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Water Pollution Program Enhancements Act of 2000

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Water Pollution Program Enhancements Act of 2000

report (to accompany S. 2417)

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Federal aid to water quality management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 106-485
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14516149M
    OCLC/WorldCa45558618

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