Recycling and reduction of hazardous materials in Alberta

a review of legislative policy and program incentives by Jillian Flett

Publisher: Environmental Law Centre in Edmonton, Alberta

Written in English
Published: Pages: 67 Downloads: 945
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 61-67.

Statementprepared by Jillian Flett for the Environmental Law Centre.
ContributionsAlberta Law Foundation., Environmental Law Centre (Alta.)
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. :
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20428716M
ISBN 100921503083

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