the pollution word

Michael Risk riskmj at
Tue Jan 7 13:01:49 EST 2003

Hi Gene.

I think this may be another semantic problem.

Friend of mine, one of the finest environmental geochemists to walk the
earth, had couple simple definitions. (Yeah, I know, we all hate

Contamination is when you can measure it.

Pollution is when it hurts something.

Happy Hogmanay.

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