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Technological development and pollution abatement

a study of how enterprises are finding alternatives to chlorofluorocarbons

by Kulsum Ahmed

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chlorofluorocarbons.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-50).

    StatementKulsum Ahmed.
    SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 271., Energy series, World Bank technical paper ;, no. 271., World Bank technical paper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP248.H3 A38 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1099031M
    ISBN 100821331205
    LC Control Number94023780

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