Pollution Quotes

It should be the responsibility of every polluter to make amends and pay compensation for the pollution they cause.

Edwin Lau

Diesel exhaust is very dirty, and it's a huge contributor to air pollution in many communities. This will make significant changes in the air quality in a lot of our urban areas.

Janice Nolen

When people decide to drive their cars, they pay the private cost, but they are not made to pay the cost of the pollution they're causing.

Mark McLeod

Ultimately, what we should aim for is to circulate zero-pollution energy through solar panels.

Takeo Fukui

To see the plume of pollution that affected so many nations without being able to do a thing about it was a big wake-up call. But the question now is: what is more important ? the risk around nuclear or the risk around global warming?

Keith Turner

These plants all use a strong alcohol, most often methyl alcohol in the manufacturing process. The biggest hazard would be groundwater pollution.

Nathan Willingham

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Aldo Leopold

This plant will produce thousands of tons of pollution each year, and that is not clean by any standard.

Anne Hedges

This regulation commits the nation to clearing the pollution from parks so that the next generation of park visitors will once again experience the vistas as they were before pollution from industry obscured the view.

Rebecca Stanfield

One whose mind is attuned to the Lord, has no pollution in his body.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.

Marya Mannes

The human body is sacred - the veritable tabernacle of the divine spirit which inhabits it. It is a solemn duty of mankind to develop, protect and preserve it from pollution, unnecessary wastage and weakness.

Stephen L. Richards

That we have children coming into this world already polluted, at the same time we don`t know what the effects of that pollution will be on their mental and physical development, is both bad policy and immorally wrong.

Altaf Ladak

If ever we had proof that our nation`s pollution laws aren`t working, it`s reading the list of industrial chemicals in the bodies of babies who have not yet lived outside the womb.

Altaf Ladak

Oil pollution causes a lot of problems in the oceans. And most of it (oil pollution) can be prevented.

Bryan Jones

The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die.

John Steinbeck

Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked.

Ralph Nader

We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels--local, State and Federal--in ending the pollution of our waters.

Robert F. Kennedy

The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.

Lyndon Baines Johnson

The automobile has not merely taken over the street, it has dissolved the living tissue of the city ... Gas-filled, noisy and hazardous, our streets have become the most inhumane landscape in the world.

James M. Fitch

As soils are depleted, human health, vitality and intelligence go with them.

Louis Bromfield

Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.

Ronald Reagan

[There] is an increasing sense of what can be called "legal pollution.

Thomas Ehrlich

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Updated On : June 25, 2013
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