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Progress and the environment: water and air pollution

James P. Shaver

Progress and the environment: water and air pollution

by James P. Shaver

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water -- Pollution.,
  • Air -- Pollution.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 116-118.

    Statement[by] James P. Shaver, A. Guy Larkins [and] Donald E. Anctil.
    SeriesHoughton Mifflin public issues program, The Analysis of public issues program: problems series
    ContributionsLarkins, A. Guy, joint author., Anctil, Donald E., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD420 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p.
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5090454M
    ISBN 100395138450
    LC Control Number74161933

    The environment Bill will form part of the prime minister's bid to 'build back greener', and will focus on less waste, cleaner air, cleaner water and more biodiversity to tackle climate change.   This is primarily because of other recent Clean Air Act rules that will also lead to reductions in soot, including the cross-state air pollution rule and the regulations to cut mercury and air .

    Pollution Water, Air & Noise Pollution Last updated: February These Fact Sheets are a guide only and are no substitute for legal advice. To request free initial legal advice on an environmental or planning law issue, please visit our website1 or call our Environmental Law . It is human arrogance, I think. The environmental pollution has achieved the point not to control. What we can do for this problem is just to make the progress of the pollution slowly, not originally.

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