The Boston Medical and Surgical Journal editorialized that the manufacturing interests of the state were corrupting politics to get their way, leaving the poor to "drink bad rum," because the manufacturers continued to pollute
public waters supplies, and through their "control over politics" prevented public action to protect drinking water.
Farmers have been criticized for overusing herbicides and pesticides, chemicals that kill weeds and insects but that pollute
water as well.
Markets for the right to pollute
- a still unusual but growing phenomenon - are different.
1, 1994, polluting companies are allotted, in a credit format, the right to pollute
a certain amount of nitrogen dioxide or sulfur dioxide each year.
A typical backpack-style blower can pollute
the air as much as 80 new cars driven during that same year, experts say.
Porous asphalt also uses less tar (a petroleum product that can vaporize in the sun and pollute
the air) than regular asphalt.
The message (being sent) is: Continue to pollute
as much as you want,'' said Dan Hirsch of the Committee to Bridge the Gap.
If those suffering from pollution valued not being polluted more than the polluter valued being able to pollute
, then the polluter would not be willing to pay enough to pollute
and the pollution would cease.
And a tuned mower engine will use less fuel, pollute
less and chop grass into finer particles that will break down quickly into the soil.
solar and wind power) don't pollute
and will never run out.
In addition, surface impoundments can pollute
groundwater by leaching and surface water by overflowing, especially during heavy rains.
Litter on the highways and freeways can find its way into storm drains and pollute
waterways and the environment.
International trading of Renewable Energy Credits (REC's) allows companys, that under pollute
, to sell credits to polluting companies for compliance.