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Environmental America

The South Central States

by D. J. Herda

  • 264 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, Old,
  • Southwest, Old.
    • Subjects:
    • Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- Southwest, Old -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Southwest, Old -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Environmental protection -- Southwest, Old -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pollution -- Environmental aspects -- Southwest, Old.,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Southwest, Old.,
    • Environmental protection -- Southwest, Old.

    • About the Edition

      Focuses on environmental issues and concerns in the South Central States and steps being taken to counteract the damage.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby D.J. Herda.
      SeriesThe American scene
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD181.S63 H46 1991
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1550217M
      ISBN 101878841092
      LC Control Number91029896
      OCLC/WorldCa23369341

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