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Published by [Environment Canada] in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Water -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Water quality management -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Water resources development -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • Water resources development -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn S. Mactavish.
SeriesResearch paper / Inquiry on Federal Water Policy ; no.15, Research paper (Canada. Inquiry on Federal Water Policy) -- no. 15.
ContributionsCanada. Inquiry on Federal Water Policy.
LC ClassificationsTD226.A1 M26
The Physical Object
Pagination205, iii p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19020600M

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