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Energy costs and low-income energy assistance

Energy costs and low-income energy assistance

joint hearing before subcommittees of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Committee on Education and Labor, and the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, February 24, 1983.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor -- United States -- Energy assistance.,
  • Older people -- United States -- Energy assistance.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor., United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 309 p. :
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17075916M

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