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A unique blend of natural gas liquids, ethanol, and a biomass-derived
co-solvent, typically clear, colorless, liquid blends that are formulated to be
used in flexible fuel vehicles (FFV’s).

mills (factories) that produce paper from wood pulp.

of or relating to minute discrete particles; a particulate substance.

Atmospheric aerosols, such as dust, ash, soot, lint, smoke, pollen, spores, algal cells, and other suspended materials; originally applied only to solid particles but now extended to droplets of liquid.

using or capturing solar energy (usually to heat water) without any external power.

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Passive Solar

Indicates the animal was raised on a pasture and that it ate grasses and food found in a
pasture, rather than being fattened on grain in a feedlot or barn. Pasturing
livestock and poultry is a traditional farming technique that allows animals to
be raised in a humane, ecologically sustainable manner. This is basically the
same as grass-fed, though the term pasture-raised indicates more clearly that
the animal was raised outdoors on pasture.

10,000 year period of geologic history that is devoid of fossil records.
Theoretically caused by methane plumes and general warming of ocean

 Chemical compounds that persist in the environment and retain biological activity for long times.

Any chemical that kills, controls, drives away, or modifies the behavior of a pest.

chemical agents used to destroy pests.

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The biochemical process by which green plants and some bacteria capture light energy and use it to produce chemical bonds. Carbon dioxide and water are consumed while oxygen and simple sugars are produced.

An energy-conversion device that captures solar energy and directly converts it to electrical current.

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How Photovoltaic Cells Work – NASA

Microscopic, free-floating, autotrophic organisms that function as producers in aquatic ecosystems.

Durable and flexible synthetic-based products, some of which are
difficult to recycle and pose problems with toxic properties,
especially PVC plastic.

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Specific locations of highly concentrated pollution discharge, such as factories, power plants, sewage treatment plants, underground coal mines, and oil wells.

Precipitation that captures pollution from agricultural lands, urban
streets, parking lots and suburban lawns, and transports it to rivers, lakes or

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Pollution and Storm Water


The study of biological populations of organisms, especially in terms of
biodiversity, evolution, and environmental biology.