pollution

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Synonyms for pollution

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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Another complicating factor involves the presence of multiple sources of environmental contamination.
From every other non-tax policy perspective, the elimination of the health hazards posed by environmental contamination is a national priority.
Keiter, MAI, practice specializes in complex appraisals, especially properties impacted with environmental contamination.
Anthrax transmission and widespread environmental contamination throughout the workplace and in six local postal facilities most likely resulted from two letters containing B.
Brownfields are abandoned or underused industrial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by environmental contamination.
E contends that, despite R's collateral and cashflow, the bank could not have looked primarily to the corporation as a source of repayment, because the properties' environmental contamination placed its income at some risk.
magazine's 1997 "Woman of the Year," has been called "a poet with a knife," cutting through the dry data of environmental contamination with a sharp wit reminiscent of Rachel Carson.
This breakthrough has universal and immediate application, and has the potential to clean up and remediate one of the world's major environmental contamination problems.
Under both financial and tax accounting principles, the costs of cleaning up environmental contamination on a company's own property should generally be treated as an expense because only rarely will cleanup expenditures result in a future, revenue-generating benefit to a business.
Companies failing to take appropriate preventive action, such as implementing effective control procedures to identify and prevent environmental contamination, may be liable for significant penalties.
Site to Provide Information on Environmental Contamination in Oklahoma Town
The EPA's "all appropriate inquiry" 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.
One cost the city of Los Angeles is demanding BFI take responsibility for is an insurance policy to protect our community against any future environmental contamination or ill health effects.
With cGMP, says Oaks, "we could perhaps lower the amount of drug necessary for treating an individual and minimize environmental contamination.
172(f), the remaining five items (and specifically, environmental contamination and workers' compensation payments) are still subject to the beneficial carryback treatment and can provide a significant benefit to a taxpayer faced with these liabilities.
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