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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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The political certitudes of others, popular culture (the Alamo), and wars may impinge and draw one out of the familiar circle, but they are less important than relationships with neighbors ("The City Dump") or with the possibilities of your own life ("The Old Men").
You may have met Opal Kronkie in the popular comedy, "Everybody Loves Opal." Opal is an eccentric who lives in a dilapidated house next to the city dump. She collects things (and people) that many others would see no value in.
Libertad and his little brother Julio live on the outskirts of Guatemala City near the city dump. With their mother, they make a living by salvaging trash from the dump and selling it.
<p>aaa The king received details on the development project of an inter-communal city dump, worth some $ 6.5 mln.
Unlike a transfer station or city dump, these facilities reuse every part of the CFL.
The city dump was so full of refuse that it had to refuse more.
Currently, plans to expand Honolulu's city dump have been delayed by the discovery of large upright stones that may be culturally significant to Native Hawaiians.
Except we're at the city dump, and every piece in the room--a wood bench on bicycle wheels, poignant photos of dog-eared recipes, a road sign sculpture--has been salvaged from residents' collective garbage pile.
One particular campaign involving DSCEJ unfolded in the late 1990s as residents in a middle-class neighborhood in the lower Ninth Ward sought relocation from their community because it had been atop an old city dump and tested high for toxins.
He maintains that the poor and the powerless of history cannot affirm their creation (of themselves or of the world around them) when they are searching for food in city dumps. This is a reality that our students at the Lutheran and Episcopal seminaries witnessed when we visited the city dump of Matamoros, Mexico, on the border with Brownsville, Texas, during a January cultural immersion experience.
Clare's compassion and determination, these poor families living at the Naga City dump have new hope.
John's, collected pennies in its penny church bank to purchase supplies for the Francisco Coll School, located next to the Guatemala City dump. A group from St.