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Private property rights and environmental laws hearings before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, June 27 and July 12, 1995. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Environmental law -- United States.,
  • Right of property -- United States.,
  • Compensation (Law) -- United States.,
  • Environmental protection -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 104-299
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6 1995c
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 235 p. ;
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL541233M
ISBN 100160521998
LC Control Number96120518
OCLC/WorldCa34258920

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