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abatement

[ə′bāt·mənt]
(engineering)
The waste produced in cutting a timber, stone, or metal piece to a desired size and shape.
A decrease in the amount of a substance or other quantity, such as atmospheric pollution.

Abatement

The removal or reduction of a health risk to an acceptable level from an identified hazardous material, such as those containing lead or asbestos. It includes demolition and removal and protection of the surrounding environment.

abatement

The wastage of wood when lumber is sawed or planed to size.
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77, a tax abatement possesses three essential characteristics:
77, Tax Abatement Disclosures, requires governments to disclose information about their own tax abatements separately from information about tax abatements that are entered into by other governments and reduce the reporting government's tax revenues.
This Solicitation Is Issued To Acquire The Services Of A Rhode Island Licensed/Certified Asbestos Abatement Consultant Under A Statewide Master Price Agreement.
Property tax abatement (abatement) is a full or partial reduction in the normal property tax liability owed by a manufacturing, commercial, or primary (agriculture, forestry, and mining) business firm for ownership of real or personal property in a state or local jurisdiction.
After the IRS has assessed a penalty, the taxpayer can request penalty abatement, typically by writing a penalty abatement letter or by calling the IRS.
The Real Estate Board of New York, along with several other groups, worked vigorously for the continuation of the co-op/condo abatement and J-51 programs prior to their expiration in 2012.
About half of those abatement applications have been approved, and the assessments for those properties were lowered.
The abatement was designed to allow the developer to pay 16 percent of its annual gross revenue, or the amount it earned before taxes and other expenses have been deducted, over 30 years.
Dust abatement is provided on an annual basis for selected gravel roads throughout rural Lane County.
After a brief public hearing, the council voted to delay the decision until it decides whether to change its tax abatement guidelines, The Romulus Roman reported Thursday in an article by Molly Tippen.
If this innovation lowers the marginal costs of abatement for the defendant in question, then this fact alone makes it more likely for us to deem the defendant's failure to increase abatement to be unreasonable than would be the case in the absence of that innovation.
The project, which also will involve an upgrade of the company's East Side diesel engine plant, was assisted by a recent property tax abatement.