Energy efficiency and emissions trading experience from the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 for using energy efficiency to meet air pollution regulations by Dan York

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Published by American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Energy consumption,
  • Emissions trading,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation

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StatementDan York.
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL17617823M

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