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buffer zone

noun added protection, bulkhead, bulwark, insulation, medium, rampart, screen, territory for defense
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BOSTON - The Senate yesterday gave initial approval to a bill that would enlarge the protest buffer zone around reproductive health centers and keep anti-abortion demonstrators outside a 35-foot-wide arc from the centers' driveway and doorway entrances.
It's important that the court reaffirmed the use of fixed buffer zones,'' Davis said.
Only in the settlements of Hermesh, [west of Jenin,] Shavei, [west of Nablus,] Shomron, [northwest of Nablus,] and Telem, [northwest of Hebron] are the security buffer zones being used for their original purpose, it revealed.
government would give a letter of assurance to the Lebanese and Israeli governments confirming the buffer zones, and also confirming U.
Coakley, House Speaker Robert DeLeo, and Senate President Therese Murray are plotting another, as yet unknown violation of our civil rights to replace the vile buffer zones.
Under the Act, buffer zones are the areas peripheral to the critical tiger habitats or core areas providing supplementary habitats for dispersing tigers and offering scope for co-existence of human activity.
A buffer zone is necessarily supported by air and land forces.
The money will support the humane control of greys in part of a five-kilometre buffer zone around the red squirrel reserve of Harwood Forest, near Rothbury.
The petition calls for three things: 1) An unbiased study to determine what would be the appropriate size aerial-spray buffer zone to protect residents from pesticide drift; 2) the establishment of an emergency aerial-spray buffer zone around homes and schools until that study is completed; and 3) a study on the influence of the pesticide industry on previous EPA pesticide decisions.
MANMOHAN Singh has decided to write to all chief ministers asking them to notify mandatory buffer zones for 663 protected areas in the country, including 37 tiger reserves.
Having read the Department for the Economy and Transport 'Setting Local Speed Limits in Wales' guidance, circular No: 24/2009, we believe that the safety of our community would be greatly enhanced by the application of 40mph buffer zones.
But there is a potentially worrisome aspect of the ordinance that could threaten the legitimacy of the rules: buffer zones.