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EMINENT DOMAIN

The power to take private property for public use. The right of the state, through an authorized governing body, to reassert, either temporarily or permanently, its dominion over any part of the soil of the state on account of public…

EMISSIONS BUDGET

The part of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) that identifies the allowable emissions levels, mandates by the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), for certain pollutants emitted from mobile, stationary, and area sources. The missions levels are used for meeting…