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Use of alternative fuels

Use of alternative fuels

a report required by Assembly Bill 812, 1991 session of Nevada State Legislature

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Published by The Commission in [Carson City, Nev.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada.
    • Subjects:
    • Air quality management -- Nevada.,
    • Synthetic fuels -- Nevada.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesReport to the 67th Nevada Legislature on the use of alternative fuels.
      Statementcompiled by Nevada State Environmental Commission for the 67th session of the Nevada State Legislature.
      ContributionsNevada. State Environmental Commission., Nevada. Legislature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD883.5.N3 U84 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1048852M
      LC Control Number93621638


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