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Environmental guide for marinas Controlling nonpoint source and storm water pollution in Rhode Island by Mark Amaral

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Published by University of Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay Campus, Rhode Island Sea Grant .
Written in English


  • Boats and boating,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Marinas,
  • Rhode Island,
  • Water quality management

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11511587M
ISBN 100938412396
ISBN 109780938412397

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