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Oil also still accounts for a large share of polluting emissions due to its use in powering cars and trucks.

“I think that’s really neat, because otherwise, this stuff would have just sat there, polluting the environment,” he said.

That’s because all the federal and state permits require knowing first what’s polluting it.

This year, Oregon State University released two studies which found logging can cause long-lasting water shortages and pollute drinking water with herbicides and dirt.

The cartoonist boldly drew and held the line against merchandising his creation, lest commercial tie-ins pollute the purity of the creator and reader experience.

Heaven forbid we pollute young minds with such right-wing neocon propaganda!

We pollute, but our feeble efforts at cleanup have been largely unsuccessful.

Livestock degrade land, contribute to climate change, pollute water, and destroy biodiversity.

Look for this aquaculture to catch on as mankind, unfortunately, continues to pollute our waterways.

Moreover, a neighbor may pollute the water supply, foul the air, and adulterate the food.

And hence, bound by religion, they did not dare to pollute fire destined for daily uses with any uncleanliness.

His pause attracted the notice of one of the unhappy beings whom we suffer to pollute our streets and rot in our hospitals.

Thus the Papists began again to pollute the land, which God had lately plagued.

The sound of his voice should never be suffered to pollute the Hall of the Representatives of the American people.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pollute, such as: contaminate, foul, infect, poison, stain, and taint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.