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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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A difference of opinion exists over whether this claim should be denied based on whether the oven cleaner is a pollutant.
CS measurements for each pollutant were obtained from the Southeastern Aerosol Research and Characterization (SEARCH) network (http:// www.atmospheric-research.com/studies/ SEARCH/), the Assessment of Spatial Aerosol Composition in Atlanta (ASACA) network (Butler et al.
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.
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Warning that Tehran's air pollution has exceeded the standard level, he regretted that the environmental standard of pollutants in exhaust in the capital city does not even meet the Euro-2 standard, while according to the international norms such pollutants should pass the codes specified in Euro-3 and Euro-4.
Emissions of certain industrial pollutants in the European Union are still rising, according to a report made public on 7 June by the European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Meanwhile, other scientists have shown that such pollutants block the sense of smell in other organ
Following this review, EPER will be replaced by the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (European PRTR).
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.
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