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Synonyms for self-sustaining

able to provide for your own needs without help from others

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The program is a comprehensive, long-term effort to restore flows to the San Joaquin River from Friant Dam to the confluence of the Merced River and restore self-sustaining Chinook salmon populations in the river while reducing or avoiding adverse water supply impacts from those flows.
The financial resources of the Fund will be spent for self-sustaining projects, that is this money will be returned to the state.
Lesley Calder, head of European and skills strategy at One North East, said: "It is clear the digital and creative sector is a vital way forward for the Tees Valley economy and this ERDF funding will allow the DigitalCity Business project to strive forward and start to achieve its ultimate aims of becoming a vibrant, successful and self-sustaining cluster.
TOKYO - The government said Monday it is premature to raise its outlook for the economy as the current recovery trend has yet to become self-sustaining, while warning that Europe's debt crisis could be a risk to derail the potential recovery.
In a statement he said, 'The massive monetary and fiscal impulses, although necessary and correct, can and should not be increased further and do not replace a self-sustaining recovery.
It has rehabilitated roads, buildings, fences, and other infrastructure; created a science program; experimented with a variety of grazing options; taken steps to manage its forests; expanded recreational opportunities; and taken its first steps toward becoming financially self-sustaining.
The main goal for the facility in the short term is to reach self-sustaining "ignition," the release of many times more energy than the laser energy required to initiate the reaction.
The micromotor system points the way to self-sustaining and self-repairing machines, since the active units .
How do highly successful real estate investors develop virtual empires that are self-sustaining companies that continually flourish?
Previously, spillover has been used to describe a wide range of dynamics (20), but we recommend limiting its use to transient infections in a target host because of transmission from a reservoir host that is not self-sustaining in the target population.
Following the efforts of Jim Ludwig, who spent years and his personal fortune building GAEA, a domed world to create independence, luxury, and self-sustaining survival for a new wave of futurists, Timing takes a drastic turn when the September 11th attacks shatter reality itself.
A self-sustaining farm that will provide jobs and promote understanding among Christians and Muslims, particularly youth, some of whom are caught in a web of violence.
Alvin Ailey was buoyed by his many collaborations, as well as his strategic business sense in the later years, which created a self-sustaining legacy.
Self-Sustaining Solutions for Streams, Watersheds, and Wetlands, an ASAE speciality conference, will be held Sept.