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Implementation of the Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, September 17, 1992.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Plastic marine debris -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Plastic marine debris -- Environmental aspects -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Waste disposal in the ocean -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 102-984
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E647 1992f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 195 p. :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1141172M
      ISBN 100160399521
      LC Control Number94110684
      OCLC/WorldCa27870568

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