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National Research Council (U.S.). Policy Division.
Linking science and technology to society’s environmental goals / National Research Council, Policy Division.
p. cm. — (National forum on science and technology goals)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Environmental risk assessment—Social aspects—United States. 2. Environmental policy—United States. 3. Environmental management—Government policy—United States. I. Title. II. Series.
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