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U.S. actions for a better environment
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|Other titles||US actions for a better environment|
|Contributions||United States. President (1989-1993 : Bush)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||44 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
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The regulation of practices that affect the environment is a relatively recent development in the United States, but it is an excellent example of government intervention in the economy for a social purpose.
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