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Published by RI Dept. of Environmental Management, Office of Environmental Coordination in [Providence, R.I.] .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Rhode Island.

Subjects:

  • Nonpoint source pollution -- Rhode Island.

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LC ClassificationsTD224.R4 R453 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL938714M
LC Control Number95622713
OCLC/WorldCa28032353

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