International Solid Waste Importation and Management Act of 2005
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International Solid Waste Importation and Management Act of 2005 report (to accompany H.R. 2491) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Transportation -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 109-235.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16130126M

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