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Hearing to review electricity reliability in rural America

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research.

Hearing to review electricity reliability in rural America

hearing before the Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, Wednesday, July 30, 2008.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Conservation, Credit, Energy, and Research.

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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:
  • Electric power systems -- United States -- Reliability,
  • Electric power distribution -- United States,
  • Rural public utilities -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .A3227 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23931768M
    ISBN 100160839009
    ISBN 109780160839009
    LC Control Number2009438301

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