Examples of pollutant in a Sentence
filtered the pollutants out of the water
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The ministry was alerted to the problem and got involved because of social media posts, but officials are still trying to locate the exact source of the red pollutant.
Still, in Portland, her research has calculated the potential annual respiratory health benefit from trees due to a reduction of just one pollutant, nitrogen dioxide.
Ecology regards Atlantic salmon as a pollutant in state waters
In April, a federal judge in Houston ordered Exxon to pay a civil penalty of almost $20 million for releasing 10 million pounds of pollutants into the air from its Baytown refining and chemical complex over the course of eight years.
Officials advised people not to swim at Miami-area beaches until waters could be tested for a variety of pollutants.
Wehrum also led broader efforts at the EPA to deny greenhouse gas emissions are a pollutant under the Clean Air Act.
All seven chemicals are toxic air pollutants documented to harm human health
Over the same period, concentrations of such common air pollutants as lead, particulate matter and sulfur dioxide have dropped in the U.S. by 70 percent.
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First Known Use of pollutant
Synonymsadulterant, contaminant, contamination, defilement, impurity
Related Wordsblot, blotch, spot, stain, taint; dirt, filth, grime, muck, scum, sludge, smut, soil; blemish, defect, disfigurement, fault, flaw; abnormality, imperfection, irregularity
Near Antonymsclarifier, filter, purifier, refiner; cleanliness, immaculateness, purity
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