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English definition of “the polluter pays principle”

the polluter pays principle

the idea that the person or organization that causes pollution should pay to put right the damage that it causesEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsMaking things dirty and untidy
(Definition of the polluter pays principle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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