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cleanup

[′klē‚nəp]
(aerospace engineering)
Improving the external shape and smoothness of an aircraft to reduce its drag.
(electronics)
Gradual disappearance of gases from an electron tube during operation, due to absorption by getter material or the tube structure.
(engineering)
The time required for a leak-testing system to reduce its signal output to 37% of the signal transmitted at the instant when tracer gases enter the system.
(mining engineering)
The collecting of all the valuable product of a given period of operation in a stamp mill or in a hydraulic or placer mine.
The valuable material resulting from a cleanup.
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For the first phase of cleanup, an air monitoring plan has been developed to protect the community during cleanup.
Documents produced as a result of this cleanup plan disclosed tons of hazardous and radioactive waste that Boeing burned in this pit,'' Crawford said.
At the same time that eligibility is being constricted and redefined, new financial accounting standards are likely to make it more difficult for corporate owners to hold onto contaminated land and buildings without reporting the steep cleanup costs associated with that property.
The court held that this plain language provided coverage for expenses incurred by the insured in responding to government agency orders administratively imposed, even though the government did not file any lawsuit against the insured seeking cleanup and abatement of environmental pollution.
As a matter of federal law, however, the current owner of contaminated property, among other potentially responsible parties, is subject to an enforceable obligation for cleanup costs.
All of the people who benefited and made millions from the process are not being tagged at all with the cleanup process" says Mark Roberts, an environmental lawyer and member of Citizens Research and Environmental Watch (CREW), a citizens group that has fought to get the site cleaned up for more than 20 years.
Many of the early sites had just one cleanup," she explains.
Municipalities are currently not allowed to grant tax breaks under the Municipal Act, but they will be permitted to freeze or cancel the municipal portion of property taxes on brownfields that are undergoing cleanup.
The foundry now has entered the second phase of trial at which the court will decide how to allocate nearly $40 million in cleanup costs at the site.
Since the first cleanup event in 1992, 127,000 volunteers have participated in over 2,000 cleanups covering 36,000 miles of waterways.
Although these factors have not been applied to the specific facts of environmental cleanup cases, the courts have used them in analogous situations, with mixed results.
Carol Conjura, IRS Reverses Course and Allows Current Deductions for Cost of Environmental Cleanup in Rev.