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Terms Starting with E

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
A detailed statement on the environmental impact of the proposed action, any adverse environmental effects which cannot be avoided should the proposal be implemented, alternatives to the proposed action, the relationship between local short-term uses of man's environment and irretrievable commitments of resources which would be involved in the proposed action should it be implemented.
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Environmentally Preferable Product
Products or services that have a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment when compared with competing products or services that serve the same purpose. The product or service comparison may consider raw material acquisition, production, manufacturing, packaging, distribution, reuse, operation maintenance, or disposal. EPA: EO 13101, Section 201
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Escape History
Escapes include any escape from custody such as willful failure to return to work release (does not include failure to return for supervision), escape from a minimum facility, escape from a walled facility perimeter, escape from a county jail, and juvenile escapes adjudicated through a court proceeding. This definition of escape does not include felony elude or bail jumping.
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Any document, transcript, written communication or other tangible item which is submitted to the court as evidence in conjunction with a legal pleading in a legal matter.
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Expenditure Monitoring
The periodic review of expenditures to ensure compliance with limitations imposed by law, allotments, and Department policy.
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