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bia


Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.
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well pad


Relatively flat work area (surface location) that is used for drilling a well or wells and producing from the well once it is completed.
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domestic waste


Solid wastes of the type routinely generated by households.
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fugitive dust


Airborne particles emitted from any source (such as activities associated with construction, manufacturing, or transportation), other than through a controllable stack.
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geyser


A spring that shoots jets of hot water and steam into the air.
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longwave radiation


The radiation emitted in the spectral wavelength greater than 4 micrometers, which corresponds to the radiation emitted from the Earth and the atmosphere. See also infrared radiation.
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micrositing


A strategy that places facilities (such as wind turbines) in locations where maximum power production is possible throughout the year.
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nepa


National Environmental Policy Act.
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production casing


Steel pipe installed in the borehole to isolate formations in the borehole and to eliminate communication among hydrocarbon-bearing zones and/or water aquifers and other mineral resources.
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distributed low-head


The generation of small-scale low-head hydropower that is distributed by power lines in a local area. For example, individual farms, homes, or businesses may have their own low-head hydropower facility.
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