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deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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Within its numerous fish catching and processing vessels, Trident uses thousands of pounds of ozone depleting substances as refrigerants.
As a signatory, Bangladesh is committed to phasing out hydro chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and other ozone depleting substances.
He highlighted that although Pakistan does not manufacture any of the Ozone Depleting Substances, the country has a strict regulatory regime to check imports of these substances, with a system of licensing and quotas for import of HCFCs in place.
"You're getting some efficacy from immunotherapy but its only transient, it doesn't reverse the disease, and there are various complications associated with the use of these depleting antibodies."
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)'s Shipboard Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Elimination Program recently marked a major environmental milestone with the elimination of the final ozone depleting CFC refrigerants aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).
Other countries have also switched out ozone-depleting propellants with non-depleting forms because they signed 1987's Montreal Protocol, a landmark international agreement signed by 191 countries with the goal of phasing out the production and use of CFCs and other ozone depleting chemicals.
HCFCs are significantly less ozone depleting than chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), the original products they were designed to replace.
Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 is the European Union's legislative instrument to phase out Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS).
The nature of the airdrop missions meant the equipment was non-recoverable, resulting in an estimated cost of $25 million and once again depleting Army war reserve stocks of CDS equipment to critical levels.
If the fishing industry is capable of depleting the seas of species that we want there, then it should be equally capable of depleting the seas of species that we don't want there.