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Report to the plastics industry of Massachusetts

Massachusetts. Governor"s Special Action Force on Petro-chemical--Plastics Industry.

Report to the plastics industry of Massachusetts

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Published by Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Dept. of Commerce and Development in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Massachusetts.
    • Subjects:
    • Plastics industry and trade -- Massachusetts.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementfrom Governor"s Special Action Force on Petro-chemical--Plastics Industry, prepared by Massachusetts Department of Commerce & Development.
      ContributionsMassachusetts. Dept. of Commerce and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9661.U63 M374 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination18, [17] leaves ;
      Number of Pages18
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4856749M
      LC Control Number75621744

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