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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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Pruitts proposals would replace science-based federal requirements that would fairly and consistently address water quality issues nationwide with a patchwork of state-by-state requirements that can easily be influenced by polluter interests.
Last June, Abbott signed legislation intended to make it tougher for local governments to file civil suits against big-time polluters.
Another positive outcome could be a revision to local ordinances to prevent future polluters from moving in.
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If, however, the EU's industrial polluters are ranked by the size of their econony, Bulgaria, Romania, Estonia, Poland and the Czech Republic come on top of EEA's ranking.
But the opposition proposes that Australia cut emissions by paying major polluters taxpayer-funded incentives to reduce pollution and by planting 20 million trees.
the bill would create a cap-and-trade system in which the government would limit carbon emissions from major polluters.
The EPA's plan for only 236 new or relocated monitors is not adequate to detect problems, since there are thousands of serious lead polluters nationwide.
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KEN Livingstone's proposed pounds 25 hike in the London congestion charge for big polluters could backfire.
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