Origin of pollution
Examples from the Web for pollution
No one really argues with the massive amount of pollution and toxins.
States and utility companies will have a range of options for meeting the pollution reduction targets.EPA’s New Regulations to Cut Carbon Emissions Are Obamacare for the Air|Jason Mark|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pollution that 1970s environmentalism targeted was also more concrete.Green Politics Has to Get More Radical, Because Anything Less Is Impractical|Jedediah Purdy|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fisheries, already stressed by pollution and over-harvesting, will now confront warming and acidification.Climate Change Needs the Politics of the Impossible|Jedediah Purdy|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Public health officials point to pollution in the air, never pointing out the pollution in the gut.New Research Shows Poorly Understood “Leaky Gut Syndrome” Is Real, May Be the Cause of Several Diseases|Daniela Drake|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surely more can be done to check this pollution of our beautiful streams.Highways and Byways in The Border|Andrew Lang
To different men a different world—to one all pollution—to another all purity.Sermons Preached at Brighton|Frederick W. Robertson
So much and no more of pollution he endures from contact with earthly objects.Narrative And Miscellaneous Papers|Thomas De Quincey
One had the appearance of purity and elevation; while the other had the stamp of pollution and degradation.
Obadyah was the guardian angel of the Holy City, he cleansed it from pollution,398 and clothed it with a pure festival garment.History of the Jews, Vol. IV (of VI)|Heinrich Graetz
mid-14c., "discharge of semen other than during sex," later, "desecration, defilement" (late 14c.), from Late Latin pollutionem (nominative pollutio) "defilement," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin polluere "to soil, defile, contaminate," from por- "before" + -luere "smear," from PIE root *leu- "dirt; make dirty" (cf. Latin lutum "mud, mire, clay," lues "filth;" Greek lyma "filth, dirt, disgrace," lymax "rubbish, refuse;" Old Irish loth "mud, dirt;" Lithuanian lutynas "pool, puddle"). Sense of "contamination of the environment" first recorded c.1860, but not common until c.1955.