Public participation in resource development assessment

Holiday Inn, St. John"s, Newfoundland, March 4 & 5, 1980

Publisher: Extension Service, Memorial University of Newfoundland in [St. John"s]

Written in English
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  • Conservation of natural resources -- Newfoundland -- Citizen participation.,
  • Environmental policy -- Newfoundland -- Citizen participation.,
  • Policy sciences.,
  • Industrial policy -- Newfoundland.,
  • Newfoundland -- Economic policy -- Citizen participation.

Edition Notes

Sponsored by the Extension Service, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Statementprepared by Sally Lou LeMessurier.
ContributionsLeMessurier, Sally Lou., Memorial University of Newfoundland. Extension Service.
LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 P88, HC79E5 P83
The Physical Object
Pagination79, 7 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19189780M

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