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to make physically impure

to make morally impure

to spoil or mar the sanctity of

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Given the potential for measurement error for our choice of EP measures, we establish that our results are qualitatively similar using an alternate POLLUTE indicator variable based on [EP.
60) In its 1896 report the Massachusetts Board of Health discussed not only the problems of industrial wastes ("waste liquors or sewage from those manufacturing industries in the State which pollute or threaten to pollute our rivers and ponds"), but also possible solutions to the problems.
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.
You don't have to infest the neighborhood or pollute the local stream with pesticides to deal with unwanted critters.
Oil pollutes: Tankers and pipelines sometimes leak; refineries, where oil is purified, produce toxic wastes; burning oil pollutes the air.
Gray Davis on Monday signed into law a bill by Assemblywoman Cindy Montanez, D-Mission Hills, that would charge a mandatory $3,000 fine for businesses and local governments that do not file monthly reports on how much they pollute local waterways.
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.
The groups charge that the South Coast Air Quality Management District has mismanaged a program that allows companies to buy and sell credits to pollute the air.
The microbe-oil filter could plug up pores in aquifers; make water taste or smell bad or be totally undrinkable; or pollute water with nitrites, a dangerous by-product of denitrification, they note.
Under these changes, 17,000 refineries, chemical plants, pulp and paper mills, and power plants will be allowed to pollute more without installing modern-day pollution control technologies.