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Water pollution

Water pollution

poor quality assurance and limited pollutant coverage undermine EPA"s control of toxic substances : report to the chairman, Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection, Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Water quality management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund, Ocean, and Water Protection.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14555738M


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