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Remediation

Efforts to counteract some or all of the effects of pollution after it has been released into an environment. Also, to clean a site that has been damaged by industry that is physical, chemical, or biological in origin.
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* A series of tweets posted by the first readers of Remediated as soon as they got back into cell phone range:
The 61- by 61-cm- by 1.11-cm-thick panels (approximate specific gravity 0.65) were formed from untreated and remediated particles and untreated flakes; only two panels were formed from remediated flakes because of the amount of material available.
Blaisdell and the CMRA are developing best management practices and to conduct tests that can eliminate the [H.sub.2]S problem "I am absolutely confident these products can be used successfully," he said of C&D fines used as ADC and as a remediated soil substitute in berms and embankments.
The result is that many children with dyslexia can slip through the net as they fail to have their condition properly recognised and remediated. An essential precursor to assessment, therefore, is identification.
Because air and surfaces are concomitantly remediated, the number of anthrax cases is rather insensitive to the reaerolization and deposition rates in the room.
Jeffrey May, author of My House Is Killing Me, is a recognized authority on indoor pollution who focuses here on mold--how it prospers, how it affects one's health, and how it can be remediated. He and his coauthor explain the science behind fungal growth, including why some of these microorganisms are harmful.
If another hot spot of the previous contamination is discovered later at another location on the site, it will have to be remediated at the expense of the responsible party.
Is the Y2K threat averted or remediated by these corporations more akin to outfitting a vessel against storms typically encountered during North Atlantic voyages--part of the insured's seaworthiness warranty--or protecting the ship and its cargo against the ravages of a specific storm encountered during a specific North Sea voyage, which is more likely to be a reimbursable sue-and-labor expense?
All this leads to the final section, in which the remediated self is examined from the perspective of how digital media affects and will continue to affect our culture's definition of self.
To help meet its goal of ensuring a smooth transition from 1999 to 2000 with uninterrupted service to its customers, BCBSMA selected CCD consultants to check its previously remediated COBOL code, and provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) using CCD's automated tool, Beyond 1999/Validate(tm).
In the context of most environmental remediation expenses - including, for example, asbestos removal - TEI submits that the useful life, value, or use of the remediated property prior to the discovery of contamination should be compared with the useful life, value, or use of the restored property.
For example, soil polluted by leaking underground fuel or chemical storage tanks may need to be remediated before pollutants reach underground drinking water.