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Environmental decision making

Richard A. Chechile

Environmental decision making

a multidisciplinary perspective

by Richard A. Chechile

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard A. Chechile and Susan Carlisle.
    ContributionsChechile, Richard A., Carlisle, Susan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD171.8 .E58 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1541149M
    ISBN 100442006594
    LC Control Number91019849

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