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Regional soil and water conservation needs hearings before the Subcommittee on Soil and Water Conservation, Forestry and Environment of the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, May 31, 1983--Jackson, Miss., June 1, 1983--Louisville, Ky., June 13, 1983--Ames, Iowa, June 24, 1983--Brattleboro, Vt., June 28, 1983--Washington, D.C. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Subcommittee on Soil and Water Conservation, Forestry, and Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Soil conservation -- United States.,
  • Water conservation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-454
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF26 .A35758 1983b
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 434 p. :
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2999154M
LC Control Number84601595

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