Typical costs for electric energy generation and environmental controls
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Typical costs for electric energy generation and environmental controls by M. G Klett

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Research Triangle Park, N.C, Springfield, Va .
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  • Electric power production -- United States -- Costs,
  • Electric power production -- Environmental aspects -- United States

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Statementby M.G. Klett ; prepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development
SeriesInteragency energy/environment R&D program report -- EPA-600/7-79-026, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-79-026
ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development, United States. Industrial Environmental Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
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Paginationvi, 22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
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Open LibraryOL14888406M

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