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Economic issues in waste management proceedings of a regional workshop, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, October 24, 1985

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Published by Southern Rural Development Center, Farm Foundation in [Mississippi State, Miss.], [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English


  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Waste disposal in the ground -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by William M. Park, Lynn L. Reinschmiedt.
SeriesSNREC publication -- no. 22., SRDC -- no. 85., SRDC series -- no. 85.
ContributionsPark, William M., 1952-, Reinschmiedt, Lynn L., Southern Natural Resource Economics Committee (U.S.)
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Paginationvii, 79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15157215M

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