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Environment in the balance

Jonathan Z. Cannon

Environment in the balance

the green movement and the Supreme Court

by Jonathan Z. Cannon

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Supreme Court,
  • United States,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental law,
  • Environmental policy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-356) and index.

    StatementJonathan Z. Cannon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3775 .C365 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 pages
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187864M
    ISBN 100674736788
    ISBN 109780674736788
    LC Control Number2014037110
    OCLC/WorldCa890912743

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