in academic work versus government writing
This is a guidance
document. It is designed to provide the
public information on a
The author of this document was likely someone at TCEQ
who was tasked with gathering
information on scrap tires from a variety of sources, including perhaps TCEQ rules, industry reports,
or other sources.
Note how none of those sources are cited in this text.
If this were an academic document, the writer would
probably be penalized for
not citing his or her sources.
Example: "Beneficial end uses for scrap tires can
curve illegal tire dumping while
diverting tires from landfill disposal.Ē
Probably not the authorís original idea.
No citation needed here because the author of this
document isnít turning it
in for a grade.