Environmental values in public decisions
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Published by Schoolof Natural Resources, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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StatementRichard N.L. Andrews, Mary Jo Waits.
ContributionsWaits, Mary Jo., University of Michigan. School of Natural Resources.
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Open LibraryOL13684447M

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