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What is the most effective water policy for the United States?
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Statement||by Rebecca Mazur and Donald V. Feliciano with H. Steve Hughes|
|Series||CRS report -- no. 85-57 L, Report (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 85-57 L, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1985-1986, reel 5, fr. 000403|
|Contributions||Feliciano, Donald V, Hughes, H. Steven, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 24 p.|
|Number of Pages||24|
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