Glossary of Environmental Terms

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veto - a Presidential action rejecting a bill as passed by the U.S. Congress. The President can also effect a "pocket veto" by holding an unsigned bill past the signing period.

virgin forest - a forest never logged.

voice vote - a vote where members vote by saying either "yes" or "no" together; individual member's votes are not placed on record.

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