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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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Martin stated that, after reviewing the GNWT's Non-Renewable Resource Development Strategy, he is prepared to support the initiatives it includes when they are brought forward through federal departments.
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.
The KIA-held resource corporation, established in 2010 to produce Inuit benefits from non-renewable resource developments, secured $3 million from Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada to enhance its investment fund and receive more money, in April 2012.
The Bill seeks to promote greater sustainability in the construction industry by allowing for greater use of recycled aggregates in publicly-funded construction projects as a means to preserve this non-renewable resource where possible.
Firstly peat renews at approximately 1mm per year; therefore, it is considered a non-renewable resource.
If it is, I should very much welcome an explanation of what justifies this intrusion and consumption of a non-renewable resource with its consequent air as well as noise pollution.
Opponents say that farmland shouldn't be sacrificed for a non-renewable resource.
The theory is that, as we deplete a non-renewable resource, we should invest the revenue received into conserving other resources.
To help determine how best to achieve sustainable development of non-renewable resources in the North, the NRTEE initiated the Aboriginal Communities and Non-renewable Resource Development program.
This World Bank study on resource-based economic development examines key features of economic and political governance in developing nations that rely heavily on non-renewable resource extraction for major portions of their wealth.
Heritage is a non-renewable resource, once it is gone it is gone forever and it is the responsibility of all of us to ensure that it is protected for future generations.