Natural resource and environmental litigation in the federal courts
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Natural resource and environmental litigation in the federal courts a review of parties, statutes and circuits involved by A. M. Alden

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Published by Dept. of Forest Resources, College of Natural Resources and the Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Minnesota in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English


  • Natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Environmental law -- United States.

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StatementA.M. Alden and P.V. Ellefson.
SeriesStaff paper series -- no. 125, Staff paper series (University of Minnesota. Dept. of Forest Resources) -- no. 125., Miscellaneous journal series (Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 974420125.
ContributionsEllefson, Paul V., University of Minnesota. Dept. of Forest Resources., Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.
LC ClassificationsKF5505 .A95 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18664714M

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