contamination

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the state of being contaminated

Synonyms for contamination

the state of being contaminated

a substance that contaminates

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the act of contaminating or polluting

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Q: What is cross contamination and what are the potential risks?
A: The potential for cross contamination occurs when process equipment is used to produce more than one protein.
However, state attorneys general disagree with the DOD's reading, and have expressed concern that the RRPI would effectively mean states could not require the DOD to take any action to address munitions-related contamination on a range--even if that contamination were to migrate offsite and contaminate drinking water supplies--unless regulators could prove imminent and substantial endangerment from the contamination.
The problem with this approach, Taylor emphasizes, is that munitions contamination that spreads offsite is likely to be harder and more expensive to clean up.
It was the first publicly documented incident of a steel mill closing due to radiation contamination.
Kerr said a later contamination occurred the following year (1984) in Texas from contaminated scrap originating in Mexico.