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undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities

the state of being polluted

the act of contaminating or polluting

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Esbjerg Municipality wishes to provide a framework agreement on the identification of environmental contamination of municipal buildings.
Using waste cooking oil is a double benefit for the environment as it enables the production of bioplastics but also reduces environmental contamination caused by disposal of waste oil.
As in previous years, environmental contamination, microbial contamination and chemical contamination are the biggest contributors to the figures.
These issues are complex and such assignments should be undertaken only after careful consideration of the proposed or certified class of real property interests in relation to the generally accepted valuation framework (1) and the appropriate methods and techniques (2) for estimating the impacts of environmental contamination on property values.
It stresses that the new rules are needed because of improvements in laboratory analysis performance that make it possible to detect the accidental presence of bone fragments in root and tuber crops due to environmental contamination.
Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology George Ware, ed New York:Springer, 2006.
She found the experience surreal, in the seeming disregard for environmental contamination and the deadliness of what is being worked on, and the openness with which tour guides described problems.
Indeed, there generally isn't one in cases involving environmental contamination.
The two partners expect that the new method will contribute to the diminishing of environmental contamination caused by organoarsenic compounds.
The rule establishes the specific procedure for evaluating a property for potential environmental contamination in order to avoid liability under the federal Superfund law.
The EPA's "all appropriate inquiries" rule spells out the necessary requirements to ensure that a property purchaser cannot be sued for environmental contamination that took place on a property prior to the purchaser's ownership.
Though the possibility is not inconceivable, environmental contamination is unlikely, because tissue samples were positive with M.
Environmental contamination of our air and water is a serious problem that deserves our attention based on sound information.
Brown of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and her colleagues focused on a well-documented ease of environmental contamination.
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