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Published by American Bar Association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Nanostructured materials industry -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Environmental law -- United States,
  • Nanostructured materials industry -- Environmental aspects -- United States

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Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesUnited States law and policy on nanotechnology
Statementedited by Lynn L. Bergeson.
ContributionsBergeson, Lynn L., 1953-
LC ClassificationsKF1890.H53 U15 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23935805M
ISBN 109781604425826
LC Control Number2009043610

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