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Prosperity without pollution

the prevention strategy for industry and consumers

by Hirschhorn, Joel S.

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Pollution prevention.,
  • Environmental policy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-368) and index.

    StatementJoel S. Hirschhorn, Kirsten U. Oldenburg.
    ContributionsOldenburg, Kirsten U.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD174 .H57 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1885356M
    ISBN 100442002254
    LC Control Number90046375

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