environmental crime

noun
en·​vi·​ron·​men·​tal crime

Legal Definition of environmental crime

: an act that is destructive to the environment and that has been criminalized by statute

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“Environmental crime.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/environmental%20crime. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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