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Energy policy in the U.S.

Laurance R. Geri

Energy policy in the U.S.

politics, challenges, and prospects for change

by Laurance R. Geri

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLaurance R. Geri, David E. McNabb
    SeriesPublic administration and public policy -- 161
    ContributionsMcNabb, David E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9502.U52 .G47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858439M
    ISBN 109781439841891
    LC Control Number2011021604

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