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Western water resource issues

Western water resource issues

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- Pacific States,
  • Water resources development -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBetsy A. Cody.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB10019b., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB10019b., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2000, 00-IB-10019b.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16348204M

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