Small watershed projects of the Soil Conservation Service
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Small watershed projects of the Soil Conservation Service hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, July 12, 1983. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Water Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English



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  • United States. Soil Conservation Service.,
  • Watershed management -- United States.,
  • Federal aid to water resources development -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-239
LC ClassificationsKF26 .E683 1983b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 56 p. ;
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2818182M
LC Control Number83603099

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