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Breaking political gridlock

Daniel A. Mazmanian

Breaking political gridlock

California"s experiment in public-private cooperation for hazardous waste policy

by Daniel A. Mazmanian

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Published by California Institute of Public Affairs in Claremont, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous wastes -- Government policy -- California -- Citizen participation.,
    • Hazardous waste sites -- Location -- Government policy -- California -- Citizen participation.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDaniel A. Mazmanian, Michael Stanley-Jones, Miriam J. Green.
      SeriesEnvironmental studies series ;, 8, Environmental studies series (California Institute of Public Affairs) ;, 8.
      ContributionsStanley-Jones, Michael, 1957-, Green, Miriam J., 1964-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.C23 E58 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2038907M
      ISBN 100912102861
      LC Control Number88015342
      OCLC/WorldCa17954731

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