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Relationship of energy and fuel shortages to the Nation"s internal development

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control and Internal Development.

Relationship of energy and fuel shortages to the Nation"s internal development

interim report.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Flood Control and Internal Development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
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    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Power resources -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF32 .P845 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 37 p.
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5391914M
      LC Control Number72603439

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