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the act of cleaning (fabrics) with a solvent other than water

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Nieman sued Dryclean USA for the return of the $50,000 deposit.
7) Dryclean USA was ordered to refund the $50,000 deposit to Nieman.
OTC Bulletin Board: MTRO), (Chicago Stock Exchange: MTF) announced today that its subsidiary, Dryclean U.
We believe that future studies might indicate that between forty to seventy percent of garments with dryclean labels might be able to be `wetcleaned' -- a process far more complicated than the home washing machine and available at very, very few cleaning establishments right now," stated Fisher.
Telling consumers to dryclean their garments less often, or to air out clothes for several days after they have been cleaned, is inappropriate and unsubstantiated advice designed to generate an alarmist attitude among the public -- and which could destroy the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers, much as happened with apple growers ten years ago.