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Clean water, a challenge to the Nation
National Conference on Water Pollution (1960 Washington, D. C.)
by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service in [Washington]
Written in English
|Statement||highlights and recommendations of the National Conference on Water Pollution, Washington, D. C., December 1960.|
|LC Classifications||TD201 .N3 1960c|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||61060610|
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