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(1) the natural home of an animal or plant; (2) the sum of the
environmental conditions that determine the existence of a community in a
specific place.

A chemical that kills plants.

Nearly all natural gas extraction today involves a
technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in which dangerous
chemicals are mixed with large quantities of water and sand and injected into
wells at extremely high pressure.

Also See: Gas & Fossil Fuel

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relating to electric energy produced by moving water.

Used as solvents and cleaners in the semiconductor industry, among others; experts say that they
possess global warming potentials that are thousands of times greater than CO2.

See Also: Global Warming

A world-wide demonstration and deployment program designed to accelerate
the commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell powered vehicles, includes
countries such as Canada, Scandinavia, and California, US.

Energy or power produced by moving water.

See Also: Renewable Energy, Alternative Energy

The depletion of dissolved oxygen
in water, a condition resulting from an overabundance of nutrients of human or
natural origin that stimulates the growth of algae, which in turn die and
require large amounts of oxygen as the algae decompose. It was the most
frequently cited direct cause of fishkills in the U.S. from 1980 to 1989.

Create large areas also known as ‘Dead Zones’

See Also: Dead Zone