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Tar Sands Triangle special analysis tar sands area development analysis draft socioeconomic technical report by David W. South

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Published by Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Ill .
Written in English


  • Public lands,
  • Management,
  • Synthetic fuels industry,
  • Oil sands,
  • Social aspects,
  • Economic aspects

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Other titlesDraft socioeconomic technical report : Tar Sands Triangle special analysis tar sands area development analysis, Tar Sand Triangle, Utah : socioeconomics technical report
Statementprepared by David W. South, John C. Nagle, James W. Nagle and Richard C. Winter (Energy and Environmental Systems Division, Economic and Social Services Section) ; with contributions from Lee Nellis and John K. Nicholson (Utah State University Foundation) ; and Brad T. Barber and Jeannie Watanbe (Office of the State Planning Coordinator, State of Utah) ; work sponsored by Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
SeriesNPS -- 2219, NPS -- 2219.
ContributionsWatanabe, Jeannie, Argonne National Laboratory. Energy and Environmental Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory. Economic and Social Sciences Section, Argonne National Laboratory, Utah State University. Foundation, Utah. Office of the Utah State Planning Coordinator, United States. Bureau of Land Management
The Physical Object
Pagination268 pages (in various pagings) :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26194483M

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