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Environmental policy and public health

William N. Rom

Environmental policy and public health

air pollution, global climate change, and wilderness

by William N. Rom

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental health,
  • Medical policy,
  • Government policy,
  • MEDICAL / Public Health

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam N. Rom ; foreword by Frances Beinecke
    SeriesPublic health/environmental health -- 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA566 .R66 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004641M
    ISBN 109780470593431
    LC Control Number2011025363

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