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Water infrastructure financing

Claudia Copeland

Water infrastructure financing

history of EPA appropriations

by Claudia Copeland

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Water -- Pollution -- United States,
  • Water quality management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCRS report for Congress.
    StatementClaudia Copeland.
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1997, 96-647 ENR.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16341453M

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