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Pollution markets in a green country town

urban environmental management in transition

by Roger K. Raufer

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental economics -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Pollution -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-259) and index.

      StatementRoger K. Raufer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC108.P5 R38 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 264 p. :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL686039M
      ISBN 100275961745
      LC Control Number97032945

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