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Transportation of hazardous materials hearings before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session .... by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For Sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
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  • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Hazardous substances -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .P8966 1989a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 1665 p. :
Number of Pages1665
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1986894M
LC Control Number90602265

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