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Research and development on pollution from trucks and buses

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

Research and development on pollution from trucks and buses

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, July 13, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Transportation, Aviation, and Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Trucks -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Research -- United States.,
    • Buses -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Research -- United States.,
    • Trucks -- Pollution control devices -- Research -- United States.,
    • Buses -- Pollution control devices -- Research -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S3997 1988e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 133 p. :
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2150422M
      LC Control Number88603212


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