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 lawsuit aims to push EPA to enforce stricter pollution controls at power plants in Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia that contribute much of the smog in Maryland’s air in the summer.
The Times-Picayune) Exxon Mobil settled violations of the clean-air law with the Trump administration by agreeing to pay a $2.5 million civil penalty and spend $300 million on pollution-control technology at plants along the Gulf Coast.
Exxon will spend about $300 million as part of the settlement to install gas recovery and other new monitoring and pollution control technologies at the petrochemical plants in Louisiana and Texas, according to agency officials.
Such a designation could lead to stricter pollution controls.
Initially, local pollution-control officials said the fears were unfounded.
The move comes after a report from the country’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources found cigarettes to be a major cause of pollution in the sand.
Previous efforts have included the delay or rollback of rules limiting levels of toxic pollution in smokestack emissions and wastewater discharges from coal-burning power plants.
This means that until this week, the old engines were exempt from modern, much more stringent pollution rules for new trucks.
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