pollutant


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pollutant

a substance that pollutes, esp a chemical or similar substance that is produced as a waste product of an industrial process
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The heidelberg households have two stationary pollutant acceptance points (recyclinghof oftersheimer weg and recyclinghof wieblingen).
We used this approach to examine the robustness of the association for a pollutant of interest when a second pollutant is controlled for, that is, to examine the attenuation due to measurement errors present in both pollutants.
Their results showed that when there is a high pressure zone of middle zone widths systems increases two or three times greater than the maximum permissible pollutant concentration.
Brigitte Le Magueresse-Battistoni, a researcher involved in the work from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), said that this study adds evidences for rethinking the way of addressing risk assessment especially when considering that the human population is widely exposed to low levels of thousands of chemicals, and that the health impact of realistic mixtures of pollutants will have to be tested as well.
Patent 7,767,091 (August 3, 2010), "Method for Encapsulating Pollutants From Water Using Modified Dendrimeric Polymers," Constantinos Paleos, Dimitrios Triourvas, Oreozili Sideratou, and Michael Arkas (The National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos," Attikis, Greece).
The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (European PRTR) is set to replace the EPER (EC Regulation 166/2006) and will be published in 2009 based on 2007 data.
Meanwhile, other scientists have shown that such pollutants block the sense of smell in other organ
Reflecting extensive independent scientific review and public input, the new rule will change the locations of some types of monitors, add new monitors for some pollutants, and allow states and tribes to shut down unneeded monitors for some pollutants.
Many of the pollutants have long been banned in the United States, and few are emitted anywhere near Alaska.
But it also marked a sharp departure from the litigation-ridden and loophole-laden procedures of the Clean Air Act, under which each state prepared its own plan for the EPA, one pollutant at a time, to regulate emissions within state boundaries.
Major sources are those facilities that emit 10 or more tons/year of a single toxic air pollutant or 25 tons or more of a combination of toxic air pollutants.