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Air pollution control in Japan

Frost & Sullivan.

Air pollution control in Japan

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Published by Frost & Sullivan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Air -- Pollution -- Japan.,
    • Air quality management -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrost & Sullivan, inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883.7.J3 F76 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5245615M
      LC Control Number75317566


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