impact of certain governmental contractor liability proposals on environmental laws hearing before the Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, November 8, 2005. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Superfund and Waste Management.

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  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages -- United States.,
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SeriesS. hrg -- 109-1007
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LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6772 2005a
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Paginationiv, 100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
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ISBN 100160806828
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