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Renewable Energy Sources (RES) are biomass, hydro-power, geothermal, wind, and solar which provide 8% of the energy used in the United States.


The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) gives EPA the authority to control hazardous waste from the “cradle-to-grave.” This includes the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste.


Reasonably Available Control Measures (RACM) is a control measure developed by the EPA which apply to residential wood combustion, fugitive dust, and prescribed and silvicultural burning in and around “moderate” PM-10 non-attainment areas. RACM is designed...


Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid electric vehicle that uses rechargeable batteries, or another energy storage device, that can be recharged by plugging it in to an external source of electric power.


The Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) is a multi-state organization founded in 1991 and created under the Clean Air Act. They are responsible for advising EPA on air pollution transport issues and for developing and implementing regional solutions to the ground-level...


Original Equipment Manufacture (OEM) is a company that produces parts and equipment that may be marketed by another manufacturer.