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Published by The Office, The Office, distributor in Washington, D.C, [Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Dept. of Agriculture.,
  • Federal aid to water quality management -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Water-supply, Agricultural -- United States -- Quality.

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 leaves
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14691782M

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