Interim hearing on state and local response to the February 1986 flood emergency State Capitol, Room 112, Sacramento, California, September 8, 1986 by California. Legislature. Senate. Select Committee on the Sacramento Valley Floods.

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Other titlesState and local response to the February 1986 flood emergency.
StatementCalifornia Legislature, Senate Select Committee on the Sacramento Valley Floods ; Senator John Garamendi, chair.
LC ClassificationsKFC10.3 .S37 1986
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Paginationvii, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
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Open LibraryOL2348267M
LC Control Number86623198

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