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visual resources


Refers to all objects (manmade and natural, moving and stationary) and features such as landforms and water bodies that are visible on a landscape.
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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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bia


Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior.
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geyser


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


National Environmental Policy Act.
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best management practices


A practice (or combination of practices) that is determined to provide the most effective, environmentally sound, and economically feasible means of managing an activity and mitigating its impacts.
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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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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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megajoule


One million watts. A unit used for measuring large amounts of energy. "Mega" means 1 million; therefore, a megajoule is 1,000,000 joules. 1 megajoule is approximately equal to 238,846 calories or 0.27778 kW/hr.
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