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landfill

in environmental law, a site for the deposit of waste on to or into land where the site is a waste disposal site, or used for the storage of waste. The fact that a site for the deposit of waste is at the place of production of the waste does not prevent the site from being a landfill.
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Its 9pm and the first of the garbage trucks come in and dump the household waste collected for the day at the dumpsite.
The construction of the seawall coupled with the start of the remediation of the dumpsite has helped in reducing nitrogen and heavy metal concentrations in sea water thus limiting algae growth," the report said.
Four surface soil samples were collected at depths ranging from 0-20cm using a stainless-steel hand auger within the dumpsite to determine engineering properties, in accordance with British Standards (Anon, 1990) which included moisture content, grain size distribution, porosity, permeability, plasticity and Atterberg limits.
The Namibian leaders seem to only react to issues that have made bad publicity internationally, such as the seal culling, tax charges, birthday adverts/bashes, the dumpsite scavengers or the Wikileaks revelations.
Mixed communal, medical and hazardous wastes have been brought to the dumpsite for nearly 40 years.
However, just over a month later the shoreline is again being used as a dumpsite for construction materials.
After Hahn's lab was discovered in the summer of 1995, the Environmental Protection Agency had to bury it at a radioactive dumpsite in Utah.
Mayors from across the state spoke strongly against the transportation of radioactive waste through western Sydney, over the Blue Mountains and across the western plains for eventual burial at a controversial dumpsite planned near Woomera in SA.
It was a community dumpsite, most likely,'' Mastro said.
I used to cross-country ski and run back there," he says of the woods bordering the dumpsite.
2) pulls the material from the mining site to a dumpsite, For mining sites, the choice of a shovel or dragline is based as much on the material being mined as amount of material, A shovel typically can handle up to 90 cu yd of material at one time, while a dragline can handle more than double that.
The suspect was arrested in a police raid on Payatas, a slum area near a garbage dumpsite in Quezon City, the police said, adding that 10 more suspects managed to flee.