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Vocabulary Term Details

Pollution control

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollution_control#Pollution_control)

Pollution control is a term used in environmental management. It means the control of emissions and effluents into air, water or soil. Without pollution control, the waste products from consumption, heating, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, transportation and other human activities, whether they accumulate or disperse, will degrade the environment. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

Scope Note:
N/A

Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Environmental protection
Bioremediation
Emission reduction
Pollution control measures
Biodegradability
Dispersants
Environmental management
Nature conservation
Pollution monitoring
Pollution prevention
Recycling
Waste management

This term is used for the following terms: 
Reduction of pollution

Approved Date
19-Nov-2013

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