Inventory of power plants in the United States
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Published by Dept. of Energy, Office of Utility Project Operations : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Electric power-plants -- United States -- Registers

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Edition Notes

SeriesDOE/RA ; 0001
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14885426M
LC Control Number78601099

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