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What is environmental justice?

California. Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on Environmental Justice.

What is environmental justice?

an informational hearing

by California. Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on Environmental Justice.

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Published by Senate Publications in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental justice -- California.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCalifornia State Legislature, Senate Select Committe on Environmental Justice.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFC10.3 .E575 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p. ;
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6833516M
      LC Control Number00328048


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