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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 project, which also will involve an upgrade of the company's East Side diesel engine plant, was assisted by a recent property tax abatement.
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CPEF and its partner organization, New Jersey Citizen Action, worked and negotiated with local banks to ensure their compliance with CRA and to set up a below-market-rate loan (CRA loan) program for lead abatement. They also worked with municipalities, state agencies, and community groups to facilitate financing of lead abatement in the Newark/Irvington and other urban areas of New Jersey.
Builders, restoration specialists, and homeowners alike encounter projects for which abatement equipment is necessary.
"Here, the Commonwealth objected at the time to the trial judge's abatement ab initio order and then pursued this appeal and successfully urged us to abandon and replace that doctrine," Cypher wrote.
This legislation will once again set up an Office of Noise Abatement and Control at the EPA so that environmental experts can address airplane noise, continuing to allow science to help lead the way in both studying and crafting workable solutions, said Senator Schumer.
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The key argument advanced by proponents of cap-and-trade programs for pollution reduction is that they are less costly than regulatory programs that impose the same abatement requirements on all polluters.
GFOA responded to the ED by: 1) encouraging the GASB to provide for a more "balanced" picture of tax abatements by incorporating information on the benefits of tax abatement programs; 2) simplifying required disclosures; and 3) providing practical help for governments that are legally prohibited from providing certain specific information on tax abatements.
The GASB has issued final guidance that requires state and local governments for the first time to disclose information about tax abatement agreements.
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