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environmental cleanup

The process of removing solid, liquid, and hazardous wastes, except for unexploded ordnance, resulting from the joint operation of US forces to a condition that approaches the one existing prior to operation as determined by the environmental baseline survey, if one was conducted. The extent of this process will depend upon the operational situation at the time that cleanup is accomplished.
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Independent Assessment of Science and Technology for the Department of Energy's Defense Environmental Cleanup Program
Environmental cleanup and disinfection of homes must be completed as soon as possible.
"This is a major milestone in the environmental cleanup of the Waterfront District" said Brian Gouran, Port of Bellingham Director of Environmental Programs, in a press release.
Summary: A special committee tasked with supervising the environmental cleanup of the Litani River called after a meeting for cooperation between all relevant ministries and bodies and for the approval of all loans necessary for the process.
NATURAL DISASTERS ARE A HUGE DRIVER OF ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP SERVICES--AND CLAIMS
The helicopter is equipped with sensors that can measure levels of radiation and distinguish among types to determine whether it may come from waste containing contaminants such as cesium, plutonium and uranium, said Jon Peschong, a Department of Energy deputy assistant manager for Hanford environmental cleanup.
In 2011, the EPA capped the landfill and injected the groundwater with agents to reduce the hazardous chemicals as part of a $10 million environmental cleanup of the Watson Johnson site.
The special topic volume contains 19 invited research and review articles on various photocatalytic materials and surfaces and their applications in environmental cleanup and hydrogen production.
14 September 2011 - US environmental cleanup company EnviroXtract Inc (PINK:EVXAD) said today it had agreed to take over Canadian environmental construction firm Con-X Construction Ltd.
$7,500 for violations of environmental cleanup requirements at Cumberland Farms' Five Corners gas station on Route 110 in Lancaster.
The Recovery Act provided the Department of Energy (DOE) more than $41.7 billion--$35.2 billion for projects and activities and $6.5 billion in borrowing authority--in areas such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, and environmental cleanup. This included about $3.2 billion for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, about $3.1 billion for the State Energy Program, and about $5 billion for the Weatherization Assistance Program.
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