The Safe Drinking Water Act as amended by the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986
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The Safe Drinking Water Act as amended by the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986 (Public Law 99-339, June 19, 1986) by United States

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Drinking water -- Law and legislation -- United States

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SeriesS. prt -- 99-204
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14954610M

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