For example, in wikipedia both air pollution and air contamination send you to the same definition. Just like water pollution/contamination.
Here (look for air pollution and air contamination links in the text): Wikipedia - pollution
Though this is a repetitive question, I'm still not sure if there's any case when either can't be used instead of another. Could anyone please tell us the difference?
Thanks a lot.
In forensic processes, evidence can be contaminated, not polluted.
And some things collocate- you hear nuclear contamination more than pollution, though both exist.
Is contamination a result of toxic chemicals? (While pollution might refer to anything that makes it impure?)
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.