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Energy implications of integrated solid waste management systems

Tellus Institute.

Energy implications of integrated solid waste management systems

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by Tellus Institute.

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Published by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprepared for the New York State energy research and development authority.
ContributionsVisalli, Joseph R., White, Allen L., Little, Rebecca E.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v., various pagings, ills.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17589766M

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