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pollution

 [pah-loo´shun]
defiling or making impure, especially contamination by noxious substances.

pol·lu·tion

(pŏ-lū'shŭn),
Rendering unclean or unsuitable by contact or mixture with an undesired contaminant.
[L. pollutio, fr. pol-luo, pp. -lutus, to defile]

pollution

(pə-lo͞o′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
2. Something that pollutes; a pollutant or a group of pollutants: Pollution in the air reduced the visibility near the airport.

pol·lu·tion

(pŏ-lū'shŭn)
1. That which pollutes (i.e., makes unclean, impure, or unsuitable by contact or mixture with an undesirable contaminant); a pollutant.
2. The condition of being polluted (i.e., contaminated).
[L. pollutio, fr. pol-luo, pp. -lutus, to defile]

pollution

the contamination of an environment by any substance or energy. Heavy metals, oil, sewage, noise, heat, radiation and pesticides are common pollutants which can affect the environment adversely.

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Q. where would i find list of all the "clean" cities and the rates of air pollution ...?

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At many places, local watchdog panels have been set up with scientists, prominent citizens, NGO representatives, and pollution control officials as members.
Switching to the British mode of pollution control might make an aspect of public affairs more congenial, but it would also slow progress.
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Five states have passed light pollution control legislation: Maine, Arizona, New Mexico, Connecticut and Texas; additionally, hundreds of towns across the country have lighting ordinances.
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FLSmidth said that it has started a company, together with Chinese Sino Environment Engineering Development Co Ltd (SEPEC), which will be the minority shareholder, to market and sell air pollution control products to the cement industry in China.
Teams have gone from the Pollution Control Board, although it is the main duty of the State's Pollution Control Board which is completely failed in its responsibility, pollution was result of direct drainage from the Gorakhpur Industrial Development Area and non working of the sewage treatment plants which the State's Pollution Control Board has to actually monitor and operate very carefully," added Natarajan.
Companies want to profit from pollution control, so they invest more resources in technology development." Furthermore, Goffman adds, market forces naturally gravitate toward the least-cost option for reducing pollution, while traditional regulatory strategies lock companies into technologies that become progressively less effective, and thus less attractive, over time.
But researchers, like Judy Helgin, lead researcher at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, doubt the explanation, saying that the abnormalities were inconsistent and too numerous and varied to be attributed to parasites.
That's particularly troubling, he told a meeting of the Air Pollution Control Association in Minneapolis on Monday, because of new health effects data EPA has collected.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to file a report on the level of pollution in the river Yamuna within two weeks after examining the sample of its water.

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