Definition of Thermal pollution
1. Noun. Harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excessive waste heat into them.
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Literary usage of Thermal pollution
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1. Short History of Nuclear Regulation, 1946-1999 by J. Samuel Walker (2001)
"thermal pollution and attributed its inaction to a fear of the "financial investment that ... Eventually the controversy over thermal pollution died out. ..."
2. Domestic Transferable Permits for Environmental Management: Design and by Olivier Godard (2001)
"... on the choice of instrument or on the options available in terms of flexibility (see Box 17 on the management of the thermal pollution of rivers). ..."