Analysis of financing problems in coal and oil shale boom towns by Denver Research Institute

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Statement[Denver Research Inst., Colo. ; J. S. Gilmore ... et al.]
ContributionsGilmore, J. S., United States. Office of Energy Conservation and Environment. Office of Environmental Programs
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Pagination249 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages249
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