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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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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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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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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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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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