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EMISSION, med. jur. The act by which any matter whatever is thrown from the body; thus it is usual to say, emission of urine, emission of semen, &c.
     2. In cases of rape, when the fact of penetration is proved, it may be left to the jury whether emission did or did not take place. Proof of emission would perhaps be held to be evidence of penetration. Addis. R. 143; 2 So. Car. Const. R. 351; 2 Chitty, Crim. Law, 810; 1 Beck's Med. Jur. 140 1 Russ. C. & M. 560; 1 East, P. C. 437.

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But capping carbon dioxide emissions from power plants was a good start for environmentalists and would set an important precedent for imposing mandatory restrictions.
Now official agencies are beginning to quantify health impacts of emissions specifically related to port-related activities.
In a little-noticed 2003 article in the academic journal Environmental Science and Technology, Professor Jonathan Levy and colleagues from the Harvard School of Public Health reported that emissions from seven coal-fired Southern Co.
More than 80% of emissions from both kinds of tanks come through the pinch-off and added components such as hose connections and closures, says Ford's Harrigan.
The effects of myringotomy and pressure-equalizing tubes on evoked otoacoustic emissions have been previously alluded to.
AMERICAN FORESTS in 1996 designed a household carbon dioxide emissions worksheet for those interested in figuring how their actions affected the environment.
An alternative approach would be to credit industry for expenses related to technological discoveries that reduce net greenhouse emissions.
The talks leading up to Kyoto are therefore focusing on reducing emissions by a more modest amount in the next decade or so.
Greenhouse Gases Emissions Trading is emerging as a key instrument in the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This target would make it necessary for all diesel cars to be fitted with particulate filters," says Dohle, adding the proposed regulations will require a rethinking of the "emissions margin," or safety cushion, would have to be increased to assure the vehicle will continue to meet the emissions standards throughout the life of the vehicle, while also assuring the emissions targets do not reduce the performance and fuel-economy benefits of diesel engines.
EPA (2003) estimated that between 1996 and 2001, total emissions of N[O.
The pre-2004 members of the European Union (the EU-15) have developed a "burden sharing agreement" that allocates the reductions needed to lower emissions to the EU-15 Kyoto Protocol target--8% below 1990 emission levels.

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