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Public decisions with conflicting objectives

Robert D. Perlack

Public decisions with conflicting objectives

an appraisal of Boston"s sludge disposal problem

by Robert D. Perlack

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Published by Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, College of Food and Natural Resources in [Amherst] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Sewage disposal -- Boston.,
    • Sewage sludge.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 75-81.

      StatementRobert D. Perlack, Cleve E. Willis.
      SeriesResearch bulletin - Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station ; no. 655, Research bulletin (Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, no. 655.
      ContributionsWillis, Cleve E., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD525.B7 P47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4067510M
      LC Control Number79620550


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