6 edition of Western water resource issues found in the catalog.
Western water resource issues
Betsy A. Cody
by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
|Statement||Betsy A. Cody, Pervaze A. Sheikh.|
|Series||CRS issue brief -- IB10019l., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2003, 03-IB-10019l.|
|Contributions||Sheikh, Pervaze A., Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||16|
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