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Clique para acessarAcid neutralization sump

A basin in which wastewater containing acids is neutralized prior to being discharged to a sewer.Source: Department of Toxic Substance Control - Califrnia - USA

Clique para acessarAcid recovery column

An air pollution control device which captures and collects acid from emission gases.Source: Department of Toxic Substance Control - Califrnia - USA

Clique para acessarABATEMENT

Reducing the degree or intensity of, or eliminating, pollution. Source: World Bank

Clique para acessarAbatement

The removal of scrap tires from stock piles or other sites with accumulations of whole or shredded scrap tires. Source: Scrap Tire Management Council April 1994

Clique para acessarABSORPTION

The passage of one substance into or through another; e.g., an operation in which one or more soluble components of a gas mixture are dissolved in a liquid. Source: World Bank

Clique para acessarABSORPTION OF RADIATION

The uptake of radiation by a solid body, liquid or gas. The absorbed energy may be transferred or re-emitted. (Source : Glossary of climate Change Terms- EPA)

Clique para acessarACCESS ROAD

Means a road that leads from a public road to a waste disposal site. Source : British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks, Canada - Landfill Criteria For Municipal Solid Waste

Clique para acessarACID DEPOSITION

A complex chemical and atmospheric phenomenon that occurs when emissions of sulfur and nitrogen compounds and other substances are transformed by chemical processes in the atmosphere, often far from the original sources, and then deposited on earth in eit

Clique para acessarACCIDENT SITE

The location of an unexpected occurrence, failure or loss, either at a plant or along a transportation route, resulting in a release of hazardous materials. Source: World Bank

Clique para acessarAccident Site

The location of an unexpected occurrence, failure or loss, either at a plant or along a transportation route, resulting in a release of hazardous materials. Source: http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/aterms.html