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Pincus devotes several chapters to subsequent efforts by the government and Congress to compensate the Marshallese, as well as the several failed attempts to decontaminate their islands.
EXPERIMENTING WITH HYDROGEN BOMBS, THE U.S. BLEW LIVES APARTGREGG HERKENNOVEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here, a bubbling tank of near-freezing water and chemicals decontaminates the birds and reduces their temperature to limit bacterial growth.
AMERICA’S FOOD SAFETY SYSTEM FAILED TO STOP A SALMONELLA EPIDEMIC. IT’S STILL MAKING PEOPLE SICK.BY BERNICE YEUNG, MICHAEL GRABELL, IRENA HWANG AND MOLLIE SIMONOCTOBER 29, 2021PROPUBLICA
Masks that can’t be washed, like respirators, can be left out in the sun for an hour to be decontaminated, Marr says.
IS IT TIME TO WEAR A BETTER MASK FOR COVID-19? WE ASKED THE EXPERTSTARA LAWFEBRUARY 8, 2021TIME
Finally, the Court ordered state authorities to create a plan—a blueprint is in the works—to decontaminate waterways in the Atrato River basin, to end illegal mining, and take other actions to uphold the rights of rivers.
HUMANS HAVE RIGHTS AND SO SHOULD NATURE - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGGRANT WILSONJANUARY 6, 2021NAUTILUS
They want our planets, and they didn't want to have to decontaminate them when they took them over.
SHOCK ABSORBERE.G. VON WALD
Nobody's had time to decontaminate this whole planet like they did Earth.
SHOCK ABSORBERE.G. VON WALD
A few essential manufactures had also been revived, mostly in the form of machine shops to decontaminate engine parts.
THE YEAR WHEN STARDUST FELLRAYMOND F. JONES
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WORDS RELATED TO DECONTAMINATE

  • absolve
  • aerate
  • aerify
  • atone
  • chasten
  • clarify
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • clear
  • decontaminate
  • deodorize
  • depurate
  • deterge
  • disinfect
  • edulcorate
  • elutriate
  • exculpate
  • exonerate
  • expiate
  • filter
  • fumigate
  • lustrate
  • oxygenate
  • purge
  • rarify
  • redeem
  • refine
  • remit
  • sanctify
  • sanitize
  • shrive
  • sublimate
  • wash
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