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  • 1Defense Base Act — The Defense Base Act (DBA) (ch. 357 of the 77th United States Congress, 55 Stat. 622, enacted August 16, 1941, codified at 42 U.S.C. §§ 1651–1654) is an extension of the federal workers compensation program that covers… …

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  • 2Occupational Safety and Health Act — For other uses, see OSHA (disambiguation). The Occupational Safety and Health Act is the primary federal law which governs occupational health and safety in the private sector and federal government in the United States. It was enacted by… …

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  • 3Water Resources Development Act of 1976 — Water Resources Development Act of 1976, (WRDA 1976), USPL|94|587 is a public law enacted on October 22, 1976 by the Congress of the United States of America concerning various water resources and projects. [ [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi… …

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  • 4WHCA — White House Communications Agency (Governmental » Military) **** White House Correspondents Association (Community » Media) *** Wisconsin Health Care Association (Medical » Physiology) *** Washington Health Care Association (Medical » Physiology) …

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  • 5Nuclear weapons and the United States — United States Nuclear program start date 21 October 1939 First nuclear weapon test 16 July 1945 …

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  • 6Asbestos — For other uses, see Asbestos (disambiguation). Fibrous asbestos on muscovite …

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  • 7New Zealand — New Zealander. /zee leuhnd/ a country in the S Pacific, SE of Australia, consisting of North Island, South Island, and adjacent small islands: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. 3,587,275; 103,416 sq. mi. (267,845 sq. km). Cap.: Wellington …

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  • 8Nuclear weapons testing — Nuclear weapons History Warfare Arms race Design Testing Effects Delivery Espionage …

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  • 9Federal Emergency Management Agency — FEMA redirects here. For other uses, see FEMA (disambiguation). Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency overview Formed April 1, 1979 …

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  • 10List of Statutory Instruments of the United Kingdom, 1994 — This is a complete list of all 1851 Statutory Instruments published in the United Kingdom in the year 1994. NOTOC 1 100* Public Telecommunication System Designation (Vodafone Limited) Order 1994 S.I. 1994/1 * Oxfordshire County Council (Shifford… …

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  • 11Radon — This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Radon (disambiguation). astatine ← radon → francium Xe ↑ Rn ↓ Uuo …

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  • 12insurance — /in shoor euhns, sherr /, n. 1. the act, system, or business of insuring property, life, one s person, etc., against loss or harm arising in specified contingencies, as fire, accident, death, disablement, or the like, in consideration of a… …

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  • 13Mark B. Cohen — For other uses, see Mark Cohen (disambiguation). Mark B. Cohen Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 202nd district Incumbent Assumed office 1974 Preceded by Eugene Gelfand …

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  • 14India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 15Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 16environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 17France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …

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  • 18insurance — A contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, one party undertakes to compensate the other for loss on a specified subject by specified perils. The party agreeing to make the compensation is usually called the insurer or underwriter; the… …

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  • 19insurance — A contract whereby, for a stipulated consideration, one party undertakes to compensate the other for loss on a specified subject by specified perils. The party agreeing to make the compensation is usually called the insurer or underwriter; the… …

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  • 20Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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