What is Pollutant?

ex. of carbon monoxide pollution

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  • Any dredged spoil, solid waste, incinerator residue, filter backwash, sewage, sewage sludge, garbage, munitions, chemical wastes, biological materials, radioactive materials, wrecked or discarded equipment, rock, sand, cellar dirt and industrial, municipal, and agricultural waste discharged into …
  • pollutants – Substances that have a harmful effect on human and/or ecosystem health when present in high enough concentrations in water, air, or soil
  • Any undesirable solid, liquid or gaseous matter in an environmental medium: “undesirability” is often concentration-dependent, low concentrations of most substances being tolerable or even essential in many cases. …
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