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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Estimating the emissions from steam or chilled water delivered to buildings can be difficult because the generating plants often provide no operational information.
CO2 emissions from energy sector has the biggest share in total CO2 emissions in 2008
For example, the 2006 Hydro Quebec study Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation Options found that transport tailpipe emissions account for 31 percent of total Canadian GHG emissions but more than 50 percent of lifecycle emissions.
Quality data on emissions are essential to the development and implementation of a system intended to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Since putting a price on GHG emissions necessarily imposes different costs on people in different circumstances, there is an argument for starting at a modest level and indicating that the price will escalate over time to the higher level required to achieve emission objectives.
Noncompulsory policies, such as information provision (labels, advertisements) and modest subsidies, do not increase the cost of emitting greenhouse gases and therefore fail to cause substantial emissions reductions.
The shipping industry is exempt from many international environmental regulations and protocols, but critics are now clamoring for more stringent standards and oversight of the industry's carbon emissions.
According to the EEA(1), the 0.8% drop in EU15 emissions between 2005 and 2006, which contrasts sharply with an increase in GDP of 2.8% during the same period, proves that the EU has succeeded in further decoupling emissions from economic growth.
The domestic chemical industry continues to make progress in reducing environmental emissions--other than carbon dioxide--according to the Canada's Chemical Producers' Association (CCPA)'s recent 2005 Reducing Emissions Report.
EC set to include airlines in existing emissions trading scheme.
According to Yale University's Climate Initiative (YCI), this Ivy League school in New Haven, Connecticut produced greenhouse gas emissions of 285,000 metric tons in 2002, more than 32 developing nations.

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