2 edition of Environmental consequences of a reduced federal role in transportation found in the catalog.
Environmental consequences of a reduced federal role in transportation
Bruce D. McDowell
|Statement||forum chair, Emil Frankel ; report prepared by Bruce McDowell.|
|Contributions||Eno Transportation Foundation.|
|LC Classifications||HE206.2 .M377 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 69 p. :|
|Number of Pages||69|
|LC Control Number||99179989|
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