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stockpile

(stŏk′pīl″)
To withhold from immediate use; to maintain in storage for future needs. In many countries stockpiles of food rations, medications, or vaccines are maintained by governmental agencies in anticipation of future public health needs.
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It will increase stockpiling at private-sector oil firm facilities by concluding new lease contracts to secure certain amounts of oil inside commercial tanks as state stockpile, according to the sources.
who has submitted one bill requiring potassium iodide stockpiling (HR 3279) and has submitted an amendment requiring such stockpiling to an existing antiterrorism bill.
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction, opened for signature at Washington, London, and Moscow April 10, 1972; entered into force March 26, 1975.
Specifically, using household-level grocery purchase data, the study examines the impact of household characteristics, product-related factors, and purchase environment characteristics on the incidence of stockpiling in four product categories.
Japan has been promoting state LPG stockpiling as part of efforts to secure a stable supply of energy resources.
Banning the development, production, stockpiling, sale and use of all chemical weapons, except such riot-control substances as tear gas.
In early January, the Company will complete approximately two weeks of custom milling for local small-scale miners who have been stockpiling their ore at the plant.
We have engaged in discussions with a number of governments around the world on a range of pandemic measures, including vaccine stockpiling and advance purchase contracts.
We believe stockpiling such a small quantity would leave hundreds of thousands of individuals at unnecessary risk in the event of a nuclear terrorist incident.
While there can be no assurances that Hollis-Eden will be requested to participate, the next step in the procurement process is expected to be the issuance by HHS of a Request for Proposal (RFP) detailing initial stockpiling requirements for qualified bidders.
Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including the ability to complete preclinical and clinical trials successfully and within specified timelines, if at all; the ability to obtain regulatory approval for NEUMUNE, even if shown to be effective in preclinical studies; the ability to receive any stockpiling orders for NEUMUNE from the U.
In 2004, Hollis-Eden significantly advanced its near-term goal of gaining regulatory approval of its lead investigational drug candidate, NEUMUNE, and in its efforts to secure a potential stockpiling order under Project BioShield for the compound as a medical countermeasure for Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS).