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economics of a disaster

the Exxon Valdez oil spill

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Prince William Sound.
    • Subjects:
    • Exxon Valdez (Ship),
    • Water -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound.,
    • Oil spills -- Economic aspects -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound.,
    • Tankers -- Accidents.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-196) and index.

      StatementBruce M. Owen ... [et al.].
      ContributionsOwen, Bruce M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.A47 W323 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 200 p. :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1272470M
      ISBN 100899309879
      LC Control Number95003782

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