Local regulation of pesticide use the federal-state preemption debate by Jasper Womach

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

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  • Pesticides -- Law and legislation -- United States

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StatementJasper Womach
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 2, fr. 00676
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
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Open LibraryOL15459522M

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