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American energy choices before the year 2000 [proceedings] by Conference on American Energy Choices Before the Year 2000 (1978 City University of New York)

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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Power resources -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Energy policy -- United States -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Elihu Bergman, Hans A. Bethe, Robert E. Marshak.
ContributionsBergman, Elihu., Bethe, Hans Albrecht, 1906-, Marshak, Robert Eugene, 1916-
LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.U6 C63 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4720157M
ISBN 100669023981
LC Control Number78007122

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