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The process of quickly and safely returning wastewater to the environment is called water __?__.

reclamation

The document that called for a 50% reduction of CFCs by 1999 was the __?__.

Montreal Protocol

Environmentalists claim that global warming is caused by human release of the chemical __?__.

carbon dioxide

The place where processed wastewater is discharged into the environment is the __?__.

outfall

Resources that regenerate slowly, if at all, are called __?__ resources.

nonrenewable

Name one of the two replacement chemicals for CFCs.

HFCs or HCFCs

What unit of measurement is used to measure ozone levels?

Dobson units

Name the period, beginning in the 1300s, in which global temperatures dropped drastically.

Little Ice Age

What term refers to any naturally occurring material that mankind can use?

natural resource

What branch of science develops new methods of conservation through the application of environmental science?

environmental technology