National Energy Policy Act of 1988 and global warming hearings before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, second session, on S. 2667 ... August 11, September 19 and 20, 1988. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 100-923
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E55 1988o
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Paginationiii, 543 p. :
Number of Pages543
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Open LibraryOL1811821M
LC Control Number89601334

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