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Contamination and pollution
Introduction of harmful substances into the environment by human action or natural processes.
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Industrial pollution (25 items)
Nonpoint-source pollution (11 items)
Pesticide and herbicide contamination (24 items)
Pharmaceutical contamination (3 items)
Toxic radionuclide contamination (12 items)
Toxic trace element contamination (40 items)

Water pollution (13 items)
Soil pollution (1 items)
Air pollution (7 items)
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