States and utility companies will have a range of options for meeting the pollution reduction targets.
For a time, everybody would sell everything at any price, there was a pollution.
Pedestrians dodge streams of reddish liquid in the streets, said to be pollution from tanneries.
I think there's something to this--I, like Matt, support having the government control things like pollution.
How will the lack of transparency, presence of pollution, and low long-term quality be priced into the bottom line?
pollution lasts for fifteen days in Central and North Travancore, but only for ten days in the south.
To protect properly a well from gross pollution, two precautions should be observed.
By some Kallans pollution is, on the occasion of the first menstrual period, observed for seven or nine days.
Limestone is even more dangerous if any pollution exists in the vicinity.
It is a facet of what we called earlier the philosophical source of pollution.
mid-14c., "discharge of semen other than during sex," later, "desecration, defilement" (late 14c.), from Late Latin pollutionem (nominative pollutio) "defilement," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin polluere "to soil, defile, contaminate," from por- "before" + -luere "smear," from PIE root *leu- "dirt; make dirty" (cf. Latin lutum "mud, mire, clay," lues "filth;" Greek lyma "filth, dirt, disgrace," lymax "rubbish, refuse;" Old Irish loth "mud, dirt;" Lithuanian lutynas "pool, puddle"). Sense of "contamination of the environment" first recorded c.1860, but not common until c.1955.
pollution pol·lu·tion (pə-lōō'shən)
The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
A pollutant or a group of pollutants.
The contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste. ◇ Light from cities and towns at night that interferes with astronomical observations is known as light pollution. It can also disturb natural rhythms of growth in plants and other organisms. ◇ Continuous noise that is loud enough to be annoying or physically harmful is known as noise pollution. ◇ Heat from hot water that is discharged from a factory into a river or lake, where it can kill or endanger aquatic life, is known as thermal pollution.