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Energy and the urban environment

Newcastle upon Tyne (England). City Council.

Energy and the urban environment

a five year review.

by Newcastle upon Tyne (England). City Council.

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Published by City Council in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


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Prepared in the context of Local Agenda 21, with the support of ETSU for the DTI.

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Open LibraryOL16564732M

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