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Wildfire protection in the 108th Congress

Ross W. Gorte

Wildfire protection in the 108th Congress

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires -- United States -- Prevention and control,
  • Forest fires -- United States -- Prevention and control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoss W. Gorte.
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB10124a., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 2004, 04-IB-10124a.
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16358580M
    OCLC/WorldCa65284788

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