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Use of economic instruments for water pollution control

Elise Bacon

Use of economic instruments for water pollution control

applicability of point source/nonpoint source trading for pollutant discharge reductions to Washington State

by Elise Bacon

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Ecology in [Olympia? Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- Washington (State),
  • Water quality management -- Economic aspects -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesApplicability of point source/nonpoint source trading for pollutant discharge reductions to Washington State., Applicability of point source, nonpoint source trading for pollutant discharge reductions to Washington State.
    Statementprepared by Elise F. Bacon.
    SeriesPublication -- #93-57, Publication (Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology) -- no. 93-57.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Dept. of Ecology. Water Quality Program., Apogee Research, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 75, A-23, B-19 p. :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621369M
    OCLC/WorldCa29453474


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