Study of solid waste management and disposal policy in Maine

State of Maine, 113th Legislature, first regular session. by Maine. Legislature. Office of Policy and Legal Analysis.

Publisher: Office of Policy and Legal Analysis in Augusta, Me. (Rm. 101, State House, Sta. 13, Augusta 04333)

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LC ClassificationsTD788.4.M2 M33 1987
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