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Environmental issues in Central and Eastern Europe

United States. General Accounting Office

Environmental issues in Central and Eastern Europe

U.S. efforts to help resolve institutional and financial problems : report to the Chairman, Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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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

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Environmental protection -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Environmental protection -- Europe, Eastern -- International cooperation.,
    • Economic assistance, American -- Europe, Eastern.,
    • Pollution -- Europe, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesU.S. efforts to help resolve institutional and financial problems
      StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC244.Z9 E583 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination76 p. :
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1222926M
      LC Control Number94222550
      OCLC/WorldCa30885730

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