depleter


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depleter

(dɪˈpliːtə)
n
a thing that depletes something
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A non-ozone depleter with near-zero GWP (global warming potential), Sion offers all the cleaning benefits of Trike and restricted chlorinated solvents while offering an unrivalled environmental profile.
A new ASTM international standard on the solubility of asphalt will provide an alternative for a solvent that has been banned as an ozone depleter by the Kyoto Protocol, an international environmental treaty with the goal of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations that may help minimise global warming.
Several different cellular and cytokine targets have been identified, with specific inhibitors now approved to treat RA, including the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonists (adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab), an interleukin 1 (IL1) antagonist (anakinra), an inhibitor of T cell co-stimulation (abatacept), and a selective depleter of B cells (rituximab).
The EPA and state regulators have determined that PCBTF is not an ozone depleter and hence is exempt from VOC considerations.
Celli, a major manufacturer of power-driven tillage tools, has developed a system to reduce soil pathogens to replace methyl bromide, widely used throughout the world as a soil sterilant but being phased out as it is an ozone depleter (see sidebar).
Halon 1211, a brominated chlorofluorocarbon, was identified as a depleter of the ozone layer.
Methyl bromide, which is still sometimes used as a termiticide, aerates more slowly and is an ozone depleter.
The phaseout stems from evidence that methyl bromide is an ozone depleter, that is, a substance that destroys the protective ozone layer of Earth's atmosphere.
Furthermore, since 1992 methyl bromide has been listed as an ozone depleter under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
Daly lists as chief among these policies shifting the tax base from income to throughput in order to internalize environmental production and consumption costs "so that the polluter and the depleter pay.