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Congress in action: the Environmental education act

Dennis W. Brezina

Congress in action: the Environmental education act

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States,
    • United States. Congress,
    • Environmental policy -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Dennis W. Brezina and Allen Overmyer. Foreword by Gaylord Nelson. Afterword by John Brademas.
      ContributionsOvermyer, Allen, 1940- joint author., United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3775.A323 A163
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 210 p.
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5414787M
      ISBN 100029049008
      LC Control Number73006492

      The History and Philosophy of Environmental Education 5 Although the concept of EE as practiced today may arguably be traced back to at least and the IUCN Conference (Disinger ), it is.


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