Carbon-Neutral Government Act of 2007
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Carbon-Neutral Government Act of 2007 report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. 2635) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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  • Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Energy conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Administrative agencies -- Energy conservation -- United States

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Other titlesCarbon Neutral Government Act of 2007
SeriesRept. / 110th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 110-297
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
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Open LibraryOL14563876M

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