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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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(2) V = [[beta].sub.0] + [[beta].sub.1] ABV+ [[beta].sub.2] ECE + [[beta].sub.3] ECE * POLLUTE + [[beta].sub.4] NECE + [[beta].sub.5] NECE * POLLUTE + [[beta].sub.6] AE + [[beta].sub.7] * POLLUTE + v
In order to consider the sensitivity of our results to the unscaled form of our primary econometric model (Equation (2)), we repeat the analysis after scaling all items (other than POLLUTE) by the number of common shares outstanding (Barth and Clinch 2001).
For the national sulfur dioxide trading program, the designers had to steer a path between environmentalists' mistrust of trading the right to pollute and the business community's mistrust of tough reduction goals.
However, the use of such fertilizers can only increase crop production so much, and excess fertilizers wash into and pollute waterways, increasing the rate of eutrophication in lakes and ponds.
Highway has turned a blind eye to their duty to control and treat the storm water and trash that flows off their highways and pollutes our public drinking water supplies, river, lakes and streams."
(11) Polluting not only because they waste electricity and therefore cause unnecessary consumption of fossil fuels and production of greenhouse gasses, but because unnecessary light pollutes our senses.
Directly south, there is the Intermountain Power Project, which provides coal-fired electrical power mostly to California but pollutes local skies.
Every time someone throws a piece of garbage out a car window, that pollutes the environment.
Ranjan Garg, pollution expert said that the sewage which is discharged directly into the water stream, pollutes the soil so much that it becomes unfit for cultivation.