Examples of pollution in a Sentence
industrial practices that have caused pollution of the air and water
The tests showed high levels of pollution in the water.
The fish are dying of pollution.
Recent Examples of pollution from the Web
The debate over the commission, known as ORSANCO, has mirrored Trump administration efforts to rollback pollution controls and yield more authority to states on environmental matters.
Photo: -/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images China’s strong imports last month were likely partly a function of the end of winter pollution controls—boosting demand for industrial commodities—and rising oil prices.
In 2013 it was fined 1bn rupees (then $16m) for violating pollution control norms.
But Detroit officials told the Free Press the city has no authority to shut down the incinerator or power to regulate air pollution control, which is one of complaints made by residents.
But an international charity working on water issues in Zambia says more steps need to be taken to regulate consumption and reduce pollution.
The cars perform better and get improved fuel mileage with the pollution controls switched off.
The repairs, which are designed to extend the life of the bridge, are part of the Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program aimed at improving mobility, relieving congestion and reducing pollution.
In areas designated as not meeting the ozone standard, new requirements could be placed on new or expanding industries to install top-performing pollution controls regardless of cost.
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POLLUTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pollution for English Language Learners
: the action or process of making land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use
: substances that make land, water, air, etc., dirty and not safe or suitable to use
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