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EPA History: National Environmental Policy Act


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  • NEPA: Past, Present, and Future
    by Alvin L. Alm [EPA Journal - January/February 1988]

  • The National Environmental Policy Act - An Interview with William Hedeman, Jr.
    [EPA Journal - November/December 1980]

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