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environmental protection

[in¦vī·ərn¦ment·əl prə′tek·shən]
(engineering)
The protection of humans and equipment against stresses of climate and other elements of the environment.
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Performance in environmental protection measures taken to limit carbon emissions 3% -
Environmental expenditures include two components: investments in assets for environmental protection and expenditures on maintenance of assets for environmental protection.
According to statistics, in 2010, the total output of energy conservation and environmental protection industries exceededRMB2 trillion.
Overview of the Panel Formation Process at the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board.
The program will solicit written proposals for environmental protection activities from China's youth.
Bajpai, Pratima, "Biotechnology for Environmental Protection in the Pulp and Paper Industry," (1998): Executive Summary, available at www.
And not surprisingly, the result was the biggest retreat on environmental protections in a generation.
About 300 representatives of Chinese companies and factories took part in the seminar jointly sponsored by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), China's Finance Ministry and State Administration of Environmental Protection.
In Canada, biopesticidal uses of microorganisms are regulated by the Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada, under the Pest Control Products Act (PCPA); bioremedial uses are regulated by Environment Canada under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) (3).
The disconnect between public health and environmental protection is probably due, in part, to political and organizational management considerations that, in the 1970s, began a trend of separating environmental protection agencies from public health.
According to Russell Harding, commissioner of the Michigan Department of Environmental Protection, privilege is becoming increasingly necessary thanks to the popularity of ISO 14001, the International Standards Organization's evaluation program that certifies companies as having sound environmental practices.
officials were unsure how to comply with the environmental assessment provisions-usually an Environmental Protection Agency responsibility-when EPA officials would not be on-site to review or investigate.

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