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Environmental policies in Canada, Sweden, and the United States

a comparative overview

by Lennart Lundqvist

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Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

  • Canada.,
  • Sweden.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Canada.,
    • Environmental policy -- Sweden.,
    • Environmental policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 39-42.

      StatementLennart J. Lundqvist.
      SeriesSage professional papers in administrative and policy studies ; ser. no. 03-014
      LC ClassificationsHC120.E5 L85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5442190M
      ISBN 100803903685
      LC Control Number73092225

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