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Need to reexamine the federal role in planning, selecting, and funding state and local parks

United States. General Accounting Office

Need to reexamine the federal role in planning, selecting, and funding state and local parks

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

  • Federal aid to outdoor recreation -- United States.,
  • Parks -- United States -- States.,
  • Outdoor recreation -- United States -- States.

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    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings). :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22291508M

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