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Noxious

A term for species or groups of species that have been legally designated as pests, for example, by a county, state, or federal agency.
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I'm fully confident that members of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce will eventually recognise that this increase in capacity of the motorway is incompatible with the Government's desire to cut CO2 emissions and will then cut back on their own businesses emissions of noxious gases.
They claimed it would devastate trees and wildlife, cause traffic chaos and even affect people's health, due to noxious gases still being given off by the former rubbish dump under the gardens.
The cloud of dust, noxious gases and fumes that blanketed New York City and other areas is taking a toll on thousands of individuals, including firefighters, police officers, construction workers and volunteers, who risked their lives to search for victims and clean up debris at Ground Zero.
Former councillor and trade union leader Bill Banks, 68, of Burnlea Gardens, Seghill, said: "Apart from the noxious gases we all breathe in from the landfill site, we are to be exposed to the dangers of living close to power lines.
Noxious gases and other airborne irritants could also increase with global warming, significantly heightening the toll of lung diseases.
Under certain conditions, these batteries might vent noxious gases if older than six years.
Presumably, they plan to bottle the noxious gases leaking out of George Dubya Bush.
The 10-year-old case involves a claim by residents that pollutants, noxious gases and corrosive dust which came from the bauxite/alumina plant in Hayes, Clarendon, in central Jamaica, adversely affected their health and badly damaged the galvanized roofing of their houses;
Even if you're healthy, poorly vented furnaces, gas appliances, and woodstoves can produce noxious gases that irritate your airways.
So, short of lobbying Congress, what's the best way to reduce your daily ration of noxious gases on the way to work?
As poisonous emissions from gasoline, like carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, pass through the honeycomb, platinum triggers (or catalyzes) a chemical reaction that transforms the fumes into less noxious gases like carbon dioxide and nitrogen.