Energy development on the outer continental shelf and the future of our oceans
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Energy development on the outer continental shelf and the future of our oceans joint oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources joint with the Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans, and Wildlife of the Committee on Natural Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, first session, Tuesday, March 24, 2009. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Continental shelf -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • Energy development -- United States,
  • Offshore oil industry -- United States,
  • Offshore gas industry -- United States,
  • Marine resources -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources. Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans, and Wildlife.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I519 2009b
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 109 p. :
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24025642M
ISBN 100160842107
ISBN 109780160842108
LC Control Number2009438650

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