from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. producing little pollution, especially air pollution.


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  • Along with additional incentives to buy low-polluting cars, sales of small cars, in which the French auto makers specialize, have surged over the past year.

    Auto Sales in France Slow Down

  • Travel within the site is restricted to walking or bus, and since 1999 low-polluting Green Buses accompanied by local guides have been used to ferry around the increasing number of large groups.

    Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, China

  • But Mr. Estrosi indicated that the government was leaning toward a system that would mesh the scrappage bonus with another system of bonuses and penalties aimed at encouraging new-car buyers to opt for low-polluting vehicles.

    French Car Sales Rise 7% in August

  • France, for example, offers €1,000 ($1,285) toward the cost of newer, low-polluting cars to owners who scrap vehicles that are more than 10 years old.

    U.K. New-Car Registrations Plunge

  • He has introduced a low-cost, low-polluting stove that produces biochar during cooking.

    CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2009

  • In June 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency required 80% of highway diesel fuel sold in the U.S. to meet new ultra-low sulfur standards similar to those needed for low-polluting gasoline.

    America's Oil Export Problem (Yes, Export)

  • Gordon Brown promises no road tax on low-polluting cars in his March 2006 Budget

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The planned measures include supporting the auto industry by waiving two years 'car tax for low-polluting new cars bought next year.

    German Government Plans Fiscal Stimulus

  • The question is not technology; it is providing the money to fund the difference between high-polluting and low-polluting technologies.

    Time to Accept The Obvious

  • The path to a solar future would be bridged by greater reliance on natural gas, a relatively low-polluting fossil fuel and modern biomass technologies.

    Great Transition~ How Do We Get There


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