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4.8: Appendix

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  • Sources

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    Terms list

    Acid mine drainage

    Enrichment

    Non-renewable

    Anaerobic

    Exploration

    Nuclear fission

    Ash

    Fabrication

    Nuclear meltdown

    Boiler

    Fossil fuel

    Nucleus

    Caprocks

    Fuel rods

    Offshore

    Carbon capture & sequestration

    Furnace

    Oil

    Generator

    Oil spill

    Carbon dioxide

    Greenhouse gas

    Onshore

    Carbon monoxide

    Heating value

    Ore

    Chain reaction

    Heavy metals

    Overburden

    Chemical energy

    Hydraulic fracturing

    Particulate matter

    Clean Air Act

    Hydrocarbon

    Petroleum

    Clean coal technology

    Isotope

    Pipeline

    Clean Water Act

    Kinetic energy

    Plastic

    Coal

    Liquid natural gas

    Potential energy

    Coal-fire power plant

    Mercury

    Pressurized water reactors

    Condenser

    Methane

    Primary energy

    Conversion

    Methylmercury

    Radiation

    Crude

    Milling

    Radon

    Decommissioned

    Mountaintop removal

    Reclaimed

    Digesters

    Natural gas

    Refinery

    Electricity

    Neutron

    Scrubber

    Energy

    Nitrogen oxides

    Secondary energy

    Separation

    Strip mining

    Sulfur dioxide

    Transporation

    Treatment

    Turbine

    U-235

    Underground mining

    Uranium

    Volatile organic compounds