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Superfund a more vigorous and better managed enforcement program is needed : report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean and Water Protection, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate by

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Hazardous waste sites -- United States.

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Other titlesMore vigorous and better managed enforcement program is needed.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17660667M

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