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Electric energy issues in the Pacific Northwest

Ronald E. Quist

Electric energy issues in the Pacific Northwest

by Ronald E. Quist

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Published by Washington State House of Representatives in Olympia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric utilities -- Northwest, Pacific,
  • Hydrothermal electric power systems

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the use of the Energy and Utilities Committee, Washington State House of Representatives, forty-eighth legislature prepared by Ronald E. Quist with the assistance of Henry Romer and Robert Walton.
    ContributionsRomer, Henry F., Walton, Robert A., United States. Bonneville Power Administration., Washington (State). Legislature. House of Representatives. Energy and Utilities Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 37 p. [3] p. :
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13620256M
    OCLC/WorldCa5159012

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