Hazardous Waste Cleanup Program (Department of Ecology)

a report to the Washington State Legislature. by Bert Hoff

Publisher: State of Washington, Legislative Budget Committee in Olympia (506 E. 16th Ave., Olympia 98504)

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  • Hazardous wastes -- Washington (State),
  • Hazardous waste sites -- Washington (State)

Edition Notes

SeriesReport ;, no. 87-13, Report (Washington (State). Legislature. Legislative Budget Committee) ;, no. 87-13.
ContributionsPerry, Ronald., Washington (State). Legislature. Legislative Budget Committee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHJ11 .W2453 no. 87-13
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1286955M
LC Control Number92146098
OCLC/WorldCa22894453

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