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economic and environmental benefits from improving electrical rate structures

Mark F. Sharefkin

economic and environmental benefits from improving electrical rate structures

by Mark F. Sharefkin

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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric utilities -- Rates -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mark Sharefkin.
    SeriesSocioeconomic environmental studies series -- 1974, 33., Research reporting series -- 1974, 33.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 21, 157 p. :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14519370M

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