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Flexibility in the Safe Drinking Water Act

United States. General Accounting Office. RCED

Flexibility in the Safe Drinking Water Act

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, [Gaithersburg, MD] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- Law and legislation -- Compliance costs -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination55 p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17686883M


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