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
One of Kosuth's research partners was Sherri A. Mason, a leading expert on plastics pollution in Great Lakes waters.
The top United States official at the international agency charged with overseeing efforts to stem ongoing water pollution in the Tijuana River Valley resigned Monday.
The holdup threatens to unravel three years of work to complete the Paris Agreement, a landmark deal reached in 2015 that set out an ambition to limit fossil-fuel pollution in all nations for the first time.
Last February, a separate study showed that the Mariana Trench has higher levels of overall pollution in certain regions than some of the most polluted rivers in China.
The Washington Post has told columnist Hugh Hewitt not to write about Pruitt after it was revealed that Hewitt helped arrange a meeting with the EPA chief and lawyers interested in cleaning pollution in California.
Repealing the Clean Power Plan — the first ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants, which in 2017 Pruitt and the Trump administration proposed rolling back — stops efforts to clean up our air.
Researchers attributed the discrepancy to emissions from sources including boilers and off-road vehicles, which had slipped under the radar as regulators focused on curbing pollution from power plants and cars.
When Brown first served as governor in the 1970s, pollution in California was so bad that millions of Californians couldn’t see the mountain tops just a few miles from their homes and Los Angeles was choking on smog.
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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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