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Small scale low head hydro

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment, Available from National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydroelectric power plants -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Energy development -- Environmental aspects -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Energy, Assistant Secretary for Environment
    SeriesEnvironmental readiness document -- DOE/ERD-0009
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14216675M

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