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  • Pollution -- Economic aspects -- British Columbia -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Pollution -- British Columbia -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by James B. Stephenson.
SeriesBritish Columbia Institute for Economic Policy Analysis series ; 4
ContributionsStephenson, James B., 1945-
LC ClassificationsHC117.B8 P7
The Physical Object
Pagination446 p. :
Number of Pages446
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Open LibraryOL4606897M
ISBN 100774800623, 0774800631
LC Control Number77370227

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