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Synonyms for Dec

(astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator

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The DEC seems to have gone back to the drawing board for the RSP regulations in response to a welter of criticism from community organizations and advocacy organizations, which found the new voluntary program overly permissive and at odds with the legislative intent behind the BCR
The DEC considers such factors as whether contamination exceeds applicable standards and whether the site would be developed without participation in the BCP.
The developer of a new hotel in Soho, Manhattan sued the DEC for denying its BCP application and relying on the eligibility guidelines.