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tr.v. pol·luted, pol·luting, pol·lutes
To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter.

pol·lut′er n.


To ruin, contaminate, or spoil; to make something, such as water, food, or the environment, unfit for use or unsafe for living things.

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We want a government that listens to the people, rather than a handful of polluting companies.
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The mayor's spokesman said: "Porsche should not be allowed to impose gas guzzling, polluting cars on Londoners who do not want them.
The representatives of the most polluting nation on Earth have effectively thwarted modest measures which would have helped their own citizens as well as everyone else," said The Herald of Glasgow, Scotland, in a November 27 editorial headlined, "Staggering Selfishness: America Jealously Guards Her Right to Pollute.
Although the act gave the board sweeping power, reflecting the interests of the largest of the State's manufacturing interests, it exempted the three rivers of the state which had the greatest concentration of industrial use, the Merrimack, the Concord, and the Connecticut, and allowed for some corporations already polluting by either prescription or legislative grant to continue.
Since Unocal's first SCRAP program in 1990, the company has eliminated more than 13 million pounds of potential air pollution and removed over 9,200 heavily polluting vehicles from Southland highways.
The Pennsylvania AML Campaign, a coalition of 200 conservation and community organizations, today called on the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation to return to Washington next week with one goal Co passing legislation requiring the coal industry to continue paying into a federal fund dedicated to helping Pennsylvania and other states clean up dangerous and polluting abandoned mine lands.
According to UHY Hacker Young, the amount of road tax drivers pay should be based on their cars' total emissions, not just C02, to push motorists away from polluting diesel vehicles towards hybrid cars.
Regulators ordered Boeing to stop polluting, but have not fined the company.