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Environmental dangers of open-air testing of lethal chemicals. Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-first Congress, first session, May 20 and 21, 1969. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Conservation and Natural Resources Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous -- Testing

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Edition Notes

Available also in microform in CIS US congressional committee hearings, accession number (91)H2440-3.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .G636 1969d
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 260 p.
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4065107M
LC Control Number79602988

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Environmental Dangers of Open-Air Testing of Lethal Chemicals: hearings before the United States House Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Conservation and Natural Resources, Ninety-First Congress, first session, on 21, (Washington: U.S. G.P.O., ), by United States. Congress. House. Title(s): Environmental dangers of open-air testing of lethal chemicals; tenth report by the Committee on Government Operations. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Washington, U. S. Govt. Print. Environmental Dangers of Open-Air Testing of Lethal Chemicals () Tenth Report by the Committee on Government Operations, 91st Congress, House of Representatives Report 91– US Government. Environmental Dangers of Open-Air Testing of Lethal Chemicals () Tenth Report by the Committee on Government Operations, 91st Congress, House of Representatives Report 91– US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, pp 5–7 Google ScholarAuthor: John Hart.

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