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Protection of Scotland"s water environment

Scotland. Environment and Rural Affairs Dept. Environment Group.

Protection of Scotland"s water environment

consultation on further Scottish nitrate vulnerable zones

by Scotland. Environment and Rural Affairs Dept. Environment Group.

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Published by Scottish Executive Environment Group in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nitrates -- Environmental aspects -- Scotland.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Scotland -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementScottish Executive Environment Group.
    SeriesPaper / Scottish Executive Environment Group -- 2002/1, Paper (Scotland. Scottish Executive. Environment and Rural Affairs Department. Environment Group) -- 2002/1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16203510M
    ISBN 100755910117

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