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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 salvage crew to remove sunken boats that pollute the marine enviroment in Fahaheel marina ***
Moreover, HEAL notes that "this exemption to pollute more will be an even greater strain for Poland's already alarming air pollution situation." Eighty-six percent of Poland's urban population is exposed to dirty air that is beyond the EU's air quality standards.
30/06/2010, THE DOMINION POST, KIRAN CHUG, WELLINGTON, NZ -- Businesses will be subsidised by taxpayers to pollute under the 'cloak' of the emissions trading scheme, says parliament's environment watchdog.
When we go to sea we pollute the gorgeous, shiny water.
This tax is to make the cars that pollute the most pay the most.
Barnes' basic tenet is that when corporations take from the commons, or pollute into the commons, they should pay for that privilege.
They also confirmed that our scrap metal recycling fell under federal regulations, and that the variety of materials at the facility put us in a "position to pollute," as it's called in some regulations.
We then create an indicator variable, POLLUTE, and set this variable to 1 for high-polluting firms.
Personally though, Dottori feels the onus should be on the individual who pollutes. He also feels there should be incentives for those who reduce their use of fossil fuels, and a tax for those who pollute by burning natural gas.
It also demanded emissions credit trading, whereby it could purchase, and store indefinitely, credits from those countries that pollute less, a plan that Ross Gelbspan, author of The Heat Is On: The Climate Crisis, The Cover-Up, The Prescription (Perseus Books, 1998), calls "dubious and inequitable."