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
Cheap natural gas, a growing appetite for renewable energy and stricter pollution rules spurred utilities to shut down or announce retirements for several hundred U.S. coal plants.
Saturday's festival concluded three days of activities focused on the effects of storm water run-off on water quality and on programs that prevent storm water pollution.
The ministry is in discussions with German auto industry associations VDA and VDIK as well as representatives from local governments to try and cut nitrogen oxide pollution by about 25 percent, the sources said.
This park is also part of Shawnee National Forest, so light pollution will be minimal.
They are concerned that the contract will complicate efforts to get an earlier shutdown for Colstrip 3 and 4, and extend the life of the Rosebud mine that has resulted in water pollution and damage to an aquifer.
India, probably, is going to come around to dealing with its air-pollution problem, like China is doing.
It is driven, for example, by concerns about domestic air pollution.
Abandoning the pact isolates the U.S. from a raft of international allies who spent years negotiating the accord to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions.
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First Known Use of pollution
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
POLLUTION Defined for Kids
Definition of pollution for Students
: the action of making something impure and often unsafe or unsuitable for use : the state of being polluted
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