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|Title||:||California's ozone-reduction strategy for light-duty vehicles|
|Author||:||Lloyd S. Dixon, Steven Garber, Rand Corporation, Institute for Civil Justice (U.S.)|
|Publisher||:||RAND Corporation - 1996|