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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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The purpose of a tax abatement is to promote economic development or to otherwise befit the government or its citizens.
Other commitments made by a government in tax abatement agreements, such as to build infrastructure assets.
It Is Anticipated That The Vendor Will Provide Complete Asbestos Abatement Consulting Services To The State, Including Inspections, Testing, Preparation Of Asbestos Abatement Plans, Public Education, Assistance In Preparation Of Grant Or Reimbursement Applications For Abatement Activities, And All Other Related Work Items Associated With This Work.
In 200 I, the IRS established FTA to help administer the abatement of penalties consistently and fairly, reward past compliance, and promote future compliance.
Co-op/Condo Abatement: Enacted in 1996 as a temporary measure, the co-op/condo abatement provides partial property tax relief to owners or tenant-shareholders of class two condominiums or co-operatives to reduce their disparity in property taxation with residential real property in class one (single-family homeowners).
Historically, abatement approval rates don't often run more than 50 percent.
It is a tough location, and it is in a location where the city wants to spur development, so we went back," said James McCann, a law partner at Connell Foley, who negotiated the original tax abatement for Canco Lofts in 2006.
The Supreme Court of California issued an opinion on August 29 in Powerine II, supporting policyholder efforts to recover costs of complying with pollution cleanup and abatement orders issued by administrative agencies--costs that the state Supreme Court previously held were not covered under standard comprehensive general-liability insurance policies absent the filing of a formal suit.
In addition to the forums, CPEF used certified lead abatement contractors to refer property owners to the loan program.
Mosquito abatement officials are scheduled to discuss expanding the district into Quartz Hill at a meeting of the Quartz Hill Town Council at 6:30 p.
The district court upheld both the investment tax credit and the property tax abatement, and the plaintiffs appealed to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Last year, the General Assembly passed the Health Care Provider Retention Program, which provided a two-year abatement for 2003 and 2004 for physicians and nurse midwives who met the eligibility requirements contained in the law.