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Biodiversity- the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.

 

Habitat- the natural home or environment of an animal, plant or organism.

 

Impermeable- not permitting fluids to pass through it; impenetrable.

 

Indoor air pollution- chemical, physical or biological contaminants in indoor air.

 

MS4- Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System- a system for collecting and conveying stxsorm water which is not combined with the same line as public or municipally owned sewer lines.

 

Native Planting- plants that have grown in Pennsylvania prior to the arrival of the first European settlers.

 

Riparian- of, relating to, or situated on the banks of a water body.

 


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