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LEAKAGE. The waste which has taken place in liquids, by their escaping out of the casks or vessels in which they were kept. By the act of March 2, 1799, s. 59, 1 Story's L. U. S, 625, it is provided that there be an allowance of two per cent for leakage, on the quantity which shall appear by the gauge to be contained in any cask of liquors, subject to duty by the gallon and ten per cent on all beer, ale, and porter, in bottles and five per cent on all other liquors in bottles; to be deducted, from the invoice quantity, in lieu of breakage or it shall be lawful to compute the duties on the actual quantity, to be ascertained by tale, at the option of the importer, to be made at the time of entry.

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Al-Asousi also affirmed the company's commitment towards all safety measures that preserve its workers' safety at the refinery, reiterating assurance to workers and people that there is no radiation leakage and that all areas and locations surrounding the refinery are fully safe.
According to WIPP officials, there was no workers underground when radiation leakage occurred.
That quake triggered fuel-rod meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant, causing radiation leakage, contamination of food and water and mass evacuations in the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986.
0, triggered fuel-rod meltdowns at Fukushima, causing radiation leakage, contamination of food and water and mass evacuations.
They look the same and do exactly the same job, but investigators found a number of alarming faults - including botched wiring and a lack of lead insulation to protect patients and users against radiation leakage.
The twin natural disaster knocked out the plants vital cooling systems, resulting in explosions, fires and radiation leakage.
The drill was based on the assumption that all three reactors at the plant had lost cooling functions due to an earthquake, raising the possibility of radiation leakage.
There were others that dealt with accidents involving chemical or radiation leakage.
Fundamentally, public opposition to the use of nuclear energy is influenced by fears of radiation leakage.
Hachiro, who also made a joking remark Thursday in the presence of reporters about the radiation leakage from the plant, has apologized for his reference to the disaster-stricken areas.
For example, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak met with outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan in Fukushima, near the damaged plant - helping to ease neighboring countries' concerns about radiation leakage.
The large-scale, long-running nuclear accident has triggered radiation leakage, causing serious concerns not only in Japan but also in the world," Kan, in black suit and tie, said at a memorial ceremony in Hiroshima s Peace Park.

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