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buffer zone

noun added protection, bulkhead, bulwark, insulation, medium, rampart, screen, territory for defense
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Applications with overlapping buffer zones are subject to additional requirements: within a 36-hour period after the completion of the first application, only a combined maximum of 40 acres can be treated, and buffer zone distances depend on tarps and acreage for all applications.
Although the Court has recently framed this issue as one of specificity, neither its cases nor the concept of necessity compels the notion that lawmakers cannot impose buffer zones as a way of combatting broader problems.
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.
While the court was unanimous in the overall outcome, Roberts joined with the four liberal justices to strike down the buffer zone on narrower grounds than the other, more conservative justices wanted.
The buffer zones constitute the fringe areas of tiger reserves up to a distance of 10 kilometres.
The shape of the buffer zone is another very hot issue.
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.
Only 18 states have so far set up committees for demarcating the buffer zones.
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.