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
Light pollution is one of the most pervasive forms of environmental degradations, leaking for miles from urban centers.
White House proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency would eliminate programs that helped address pollution leaking from FPL’s Turkey Point cooling canals.
But now, in a report published last week in Current Biology, Dr. Shine and his colleagues suggested that the varied coloration of sea snakes is probably an adaptation that helps them deal with pollution.
The parks system has done studies that show plastic bottles are among the biggest source of pollution in places like the Grand Canyon.
Tennessee Riverkeeper has made headlines in recent years filing a lawsuit against chemical giant 3M over PFOA and PFOS pollution of the river in Decatur.
Residents also have raised concerns about privacy, noise, traffic and pollution that the apartment complex would bring.
Oh, and just a tip, avoid the beach; though sometimes lower on light pollution, the coast tends to be hazy.
The all-natural, nitrogen-rich liquid helps plants grow just as synthetic fertilizers do, all while saving water and cutting down on pollution, says Abe Noe-Hays, the institute's research director.
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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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