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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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These employees, both federal and contractor, will be asked to provide additional samples in order to fully determine the extent of any exposure." According to WIPP officials, there was no workers underground when radiation leakage occurred.
Plus, any radiation leakage must be reported to the local radiation safety officer.
Since then, continuous radiation leakage has forced the evacuation of thousands of people from the surrounding area.
The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami knocked out cooling systems at the nuclear power plant, triggering fuel meltdowns that led to a radiation leakage. It remains the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986.
2011's twin disasters -- a powerful quake and tsunami -- that hit Japan, leading to persistent radiation leakage from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, led many countries, including Germany, to scrap plans for increasing reliance on nuclear energy, or even to develop total exit plans, but it failed to dampen Turkey's enthusiasm for its ongoing projects.
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.
Last year's quake, which measured 9.0, 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. The residents evacuated as the central government declared a state of emergency.
"Fundamentally, public opposition to the use of nuclear energy is influenced by fears of radiation leakage. Some of these public concerns are rational and some are irrational.
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.

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