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Seeking consensus, the public"s role in environmental decision making

Seeking consensus, the public"s role in environmental decision making

a symposium

by

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Published by Alberta Society of Professional Biologists, Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists, Alberta Chapter in Edmonton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental policy -- Canada -- Citizen participation -- Congresses,
  • Environmental protection -- Canada -- Citizen participation -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists and the Canadian Society of Environmental Biologists, Alberta Chapter, April 26 and 27, 1988 the Westin Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta.
    ContributionsCanadian Society of Environmental Biologists. Alberta Chapter., Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC120E5 S44 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 114 p.
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14863947M
    ISBN 100921605064
    OCLC/WorldCa20550611

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