1 edition of Special report on the Department of Law oil spill litigation contract, May 3, 1990. found in the catalog.
Special report on the Department of Law oil spill litigation contract, May 3, 1990.
by [State of Alaska, the Legislature, Division of Legislative Audit in [Juneau, Alaska] (P.O. Box W, Juneau 99811-3300)
Written in English
|Contributions||Alaska. Legislature. Division of Legislative Audit.|
|LC Classifications||KFA1397.8 .A873 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||43 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||43|
|LC Control Number||91620646|
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