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Taxing the pollution

Taxing the pollution

a case for reducing the environmental impacts of rubber production in Sri Lanka

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Published by South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJagath Edirisinghe ... [et al.].
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385722M
LC Control Number2010308004

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