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Energy conservation -- an expanding program needing more direction

United States. General Accounting Office

Energy conservation -- an expanding program needing more direction

report to the Secretary of Energy

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Energy,
  • Energy conservation -- United States,
  • Energy policy -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4, 15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14897010M

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