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Nonrenewable resources

Those in finite supply that cannot be regenerated or renewed by synthesizing the energy of the sun. Such resources include fossil fuels, metals, and plastics.
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The province recently updated their projection for the consolidated surplus forecast for the current fiscal year at CAD75 million, which results from higher non-renewable resource revenues and comes despite an additional contingency of CAD150 million for flooding costs.
Develop a specific revenue stream that draws off a portion of resource royalties or taxes from non-renewable resource development on traditional lands.
Despite the vastness of this non-renewable resource, the International Joint Commission's final report says less than one per cent of Great Lakes water is renewed annually by precipitation, surface water runoff, and inflow from groundwater sources.
Like natural gas, helium is a non-renewable resource and at our current rate of consumption, we could start seeing shortages as soon as 2012 and the Earth could be almost helium-free by the end of the century.
The new NLI courses include: Time Management--Managing the Only Non-Renewable Resource, Coaching for Peak Performance, Successful Negotiations and Managing Conflict, and Discover the Secrets of Building Winning Relationships.
Joe Handley, Minister of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development announced that the GNWT had finalized the Non-Renewable Resource Development Strategy.
Their task force of northern stakeholders running the Aboriginal Communities and Non-renewable Resource Development Program was supposed to find ways Aboriginal people, industry, government and environmentalists can make sure resource development over the next decade or so supports economic development in Aboriginal communities without wrecking the environment or dumping on Native culture more than it already has.
And they're a non-renewable resource needing to be repurchased every year.
The innovative process illustrates correlations between recyclable, renewable and non-renewable resource inputs and outputs, applicable environmental regulations, assigned job functions and associated work procedures.
Soil is an important non-renewable resource and whole life depends on it.
RasGas, which recently awarded the sales and purchase agreement and engineering, procurement and construction agreement for the Helium 3 plant, has successfully diversified into the production of helium, a non-hydrocarbon, non-renewable resource.
Groundwater is a non-renewable resource which makes protecting it a crucial necessity, particularly as it accounts for 65 per cent of the emirate's water budget.