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Environmental mangement systems voluntary project evaluation guidance

Environmental mangement systems voluntary project evaluation guidance

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industries -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental management.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMulti-State Working Group on Environmental Management Systems.
    SeriesNISTIR -- 6120.
    ContributionsMulti-State Working Group on Environmental Management Systems (U.S.), National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxii, 36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15505493M

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