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Visual sensitivity of river recreation to power plants

Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. Power Plant Siting Staff.

Visual sensitivity of river recreation to power plants

by Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. Power Plant Siting Staff.

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Published by The Board in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects -- Minnesota.,
  • Electric power-plants -- Minnesota -- Location.,
  • Outdoor recreation -- Minnesota.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPower Plant Siting Staff, Minnesota Environmental Quality Board.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p., [20] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14521707M

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