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Social costs of energy

Social costs of energy

present status and future trends : proceedings of an international conference, held at Racine, Wisconsin, September 8-11, 1982

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources -- Social aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement Olav Hohmeyer, Richard L. Ottinger, eds.
    ContributionsHohmeyer, Olav, 1953-, Ottinger, Richard L. 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.15 .S63 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 430 p. :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1091887M
    ISBN 100387578412
    LC Control Number94016187


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